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The Australian National University

Australia's female veterans from Vietnam to Afghanistan

Event date: 
5–6pm 1 May 2013
Venue: TheTheatrette, Room 202 in the Sir Roland Wilson Building #120, ANU

In this public lecture Dr Crompvoets presents findings from a three year in depth study into the health and wellbeing of Australia's female veterans. She examines issues of gender, identity and Defence culture, and the impact of deployment on servicewomen's health.

Dr Samantha Crompvoets is a sociologist, and Research fellow in the ANU Medical School. She is currently conducting a number of studies focusing on Defence, gender, health and culture and including a DVA funded study into the health and wellbeing of Reservists, and mothers who have deployed to the MEAO. She is also senior research advisor to a major ADF workforce reform program (project SUAKIN, VCDF Group).

This event is supported by the ANU Gender Institute

Contact: or call 6125 6281

Access: Free and open to the Public. No RSVP required.

PODCAST of Interview with Dr Cropmvoets on ABC' Life Matters which was broadcast the day prior to this lecture available HERE.