Allegedly an Office told Eleanor she could either resign of be dishonourably discharged following the incident, Her mum says Elleanore committed suicide in November because the Australian Air Force forgot to tell her she would not be charged. Once they returned the ADF dismissed three sailors for separate incidents of obscene conduct the nightclub incident ; breaking and entering into a shopping centre and assaulting police; and disorderly conduct while drunk, blocking a hotel entrance and arguing with police. On HMAS Toowoomba, a female sailor complained of indecent assault, bullying, and harassment, including a so-called "Beer Bounty" being placed on her: But the Australian Defence Force, by its very nature, sees itself as quite separate from broader Australian society and is therefore unable to see the root cause of its problem. Could the ADF be doing more to curb these cultural issues? NDTV Beeps - your daily newsletter. Earlier incident In February, 7NEWS revealed a soldier was charged with raping a year-old girl he allegedly smuggled in his car boot on to the base. A royal commission has been set up to examine the experiences of the victims of rape and abuse going back more than 50 years at two ADF bases. The revelations add to the military's unwanted reputation with the Australian Defence Force stung in recent years by a string of allegations, some decades old, of abusive and sexist behaviour in its ranks. The ADF was able to negotiate with the Singaporean authorities to release six of the seven Navy personnel who returned home. A number of the members involved have already been suspended, including several senior officers. Are these recurring scandals a demonstration of systematic cultural problems within the ADF? The inquiry follows the establishment of a task force in in after around 2, complaints were made. The soldier has been stood down without pay pending trial. Adding to defence force woes, a senior naval officer was last month jailed for repeatedly spanking a junior female sailor in what he claimed was a test of her discipline and obedience.