Cadet Code of Conduct
This Code of Conduct is a set of standards that guides the conduct of all cadet activities and describes the important obligations and responsibilities expected of cadets as valued members of the Australian Defence Force Cadets.
As a cadet you are expected to:
1.1. behave honestly and with integrity;
1.2. act with all due care and diligence, in a manner that is safe for all concerned;
1.3. be respectful and considerate of others, and not engage in harassment or bullying;
1.4. not use, supply or be in possession of recreational drugs;
1.5. use information technology and means of communication only for proper purposes;
1.6. comply with all applicable laws of the Commonwealth and of any State or Territory;
1.7. comply with any lawful and reasonable direction given, verbally or in writing, by an
authorised person; and
1.8. comply with any instruction, policy, procedure or directive issued by an authorised
person applicable to the member’s Cadet force duties and activities.
2. At all times, a person involved in the Australian Air Force Cadets must:
2.1. use Commonwealth and cadet unit property, moneys and resources in a proper and
safe manner for the purposes for which they were provided;
2.2. not provide false or misleading information in response to
a request for information that is made for official purposes in connection with the member’s Cadet force activities;
2.3. not make unauthorised use of confidential information acquired in the course of the
member’s Cadet force duties or activities, or reveal it to persons not authorised to receive it; and
2.4. not engage in conduct that is prejudicial to, or likely to be prejudicial to, the
administration, discipline or reputation of the ADF Cadets.
3. An officer or instructor must not have, or attempt to have, or cultivate, an intimate
relationship with a cadet.
4. While on duty, a cadet must not use, supply, or be in possession of alcohol or tobacco.