About The Tribunal

The Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal is an independent statutory body that has been established under the Defence Act 1903. The Tribunal commenced operation as a statutory body on 5 January 2011. Before that it operated administratively from July 2008.

To learn more, download the Fact Sheet – FACT SHEET 01_Overview.

Download the extract of the Defence Act 1903.

Download theĀ Defence Force Amendment Regulations 2011, which have been developed and incorporated into the Defence Force Regulations 1952.

Download the Defence Honours and Awards Appeals TribunalĀ Procedural Rules 2011_as amended 2013, which came into effect in December 2013.

by Ken McFadyen
Oil on canvas on hardboard, 1968

RAAF's first operation over North Korea
Robert Taylor
Oil on canvas, 1986