Reports of Reviews

In accordance with its Procedural Rules, the Tribunal publishes on its website its decisions with respect to defence honours.

Defence Honours

The Tribunal awaits decisions from Government regarding the recommendations set out in the below decision:

2017_DHAAT_006_Perry – Decision Report

On 17 June 2017, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision:

2017_DHAAT_007_Perrott and Kyle – Decision Report

On 30 May 2017, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decisions:

2017_DHAAT_011_Wright on behalf of Hakewill – Decision Report

2017_DHAAT_010_Cicala – Decision Report

2017_DHAAT_009_Ford on behalf of Forsdike – Decision Report

On 14 April 2017, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendation set out in the below decision:

2017_DHAAT_001_Major M – Decision Report

On 1 March 2017, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision:

2016_DHAAT_037_Curran – Decision Report

On 11 February 2017, Government advised the Tribunal that it had agreed to posthumously award the Distinguished Service Medal to Mr Basil Billett, following the Tribunal’s recommendations in the below decision:

2016_DHAAT_10_Billett, P – Decision Report

On 29 January 2017, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below   decisions:

2016_DHAAT_32_Jellicoe – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_11_Harrison, J – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_31_Allsopp – Decision Report

On 14 December 2016, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision:

2016_DHAAT_36_Chad – Decision Report

On 13 December 2016, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision:

2016_DHAAT 33_Cox obo Chatfield

On 10 August 2016, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decisions:

2016_DHAAT_15_Smith – Alcorta – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_16_Smith – Bextrum – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_17_Smith – Brett – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_18_Smith – Campbell – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_19_Smith – Grimes – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_20_Smith – Kirby – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_21_Smith – Magnussen – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_22_Smith – May – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_23_Smith – Moore – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_24_Smith – Peters – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_25_Smith – Roberts – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_26_Smith – Roche – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_27_Smith – Sharp – Decision Report

On 11 October 2016, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decisions:

2016_DHAAT_28_Bradford_MacRobert – Decision Report

2016_DHAAT_29_Wilkins_Band – Decision Report

On 6 May 2016, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision.

2016_DHAAT_005 Fogarty – Decison Report (note this report contains redactions)

In July 2015,  the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision.

2015_DHAAT 16_Bastow, W – Decision Report

In June 2015, the Government agreed the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision.

2015_DHAAT 07_Stretch, J – Decision Report

In December 2014, the Government agreed the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decisions.

2014_DHAAT 27_Soldier J – Decision Report

2014_DHAAT 28_Soldier C – Decision Report

2014_DHAAT 4_Buckwalter,D – Decision Report

On 31 July 2013, the Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision.

2013_DHAAT_Collins, G – Decision Report

On 16 May 2013, Government agreed to the Tribunal’s recommendations set out in the below decision.

2013_DHAAT_Anderson, B – Decision Report

 

Defence Awards

Decisions made with respect to defence awards for applications to the Tribunal before 5 December 2013 are published on this website with the permission of the applicant.

2011_DHAAT 01_Trinder, J – Decision Report

2011_DHAAT 07_Ballinger, K – Decision Report

2011_DHAAT 08_Kerlin, T – Decision Report

2012_DHAAT 05_McDonald, D – Decision Report

2012_DHAAT 08_Cahill, D – Decision Report

2013_DHAAT 01_Bell, D – Decision Report

2013_DHAAT 02_Young, J – Decision Report

2013_DHAAT 06_Tiplady, L N – Decision Report

2013_DHAAT 17_Low, B – Decision Report

2013_DHAAT 19_Dennis, A – Decision Report

2013_DHAAT 23_Stephens, K – Decision Report

2014_DHAAT 26_Larsen, A – Decision Report

 

Decisions made with respect to defence awards for applications to the Tribunal after 5 December 2013 are also published on this website.  See the amended Procedural Rules here.

2014_DHAAT 25_Phillips,O – Decision – 1939-45 Star

2014_DHAAT 33_Muller,N – Decision – GSM’MALAYA’

2014_DHAAT 34_Cunningham,L – Decision – DLSM

2014_DHAAT 35_Name withheld – Decision – DLSM_ASM45-75’SpecOps’

2014_DHAAT 38_Swan, B – Decision – PJM

2014_DHAAT 39_Brown, H – Decision – Pacific Star

2014_DHAAT 40_Dawson, F – Decision – PJM_NGSM’MALAYA’

2014_DHAAT 41_Wakerley, A – Decision – ASM45-75’PNG’

2014_DHAAT 42_Loosli, G – Decision – AASM45-75’MALAYA’_ASM45-75’FESR’

2014_DHAAT 43_Baldock, J – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 01_Martin, R – Decision – NGSM’MALAYA’

2015_DHAAT 02_Ferguson, W – Decision – ASM45-75’SEASIA’

2015_DHAAT 03_Lee, R – Decision – RVCM

2015_DHAAT 04_Name Withheld – Decision – ANSM

2015_DHAAT 05_McCauley, J – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 06_Sharland, A – Decision – NGSM

2015_DHAAT 08_Watson, R – Decision – NGSM

2015_DHAAT 09_Holton, M – Decision – DLSM

2015_DHAAT 10_Smith, D – Decision – AASM45-75’VIETNAM’

2015_DHAAT 11_Weller, P – Decision – LSGCM

2015_DHAAT 12_Harris, J – Decision – WWII Medals

2015_DHAAT 13_Hanson, T – Decision – ASM39-45

2015_DHAAT 14_Cannan, R – Decision – ASM’SEASIA’

2015_DHAAT 15_Cook, B – Decision – PJM

2015_DHAAT 17_Shepherd, M – Decision – ASM’SpecOps’

2015_DHAAT 18_Martin, G – Decision – ASM

2015_DHAAT 19_Forbes, M – Decision – PNG IM

2015_DHAAT 20_McGlinchey, K – Decision – ASM39-45_ASM45-75’JAPAN’

2015_DHAAT 21_Manton, A – Decision – NLSGCM

2015_DHAAT 22_Halvorson, S – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 23_Mildren, P – Decision – AASM45-75’THAILAND’

2015_DHAAT 24_Howard, J – Decision – ASM45-75’PNG’

2015_DHAAT 25_Newton, R – Decision – NLSGCM

2015_DHAAT 26_Biscoe, P – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 27_Hacker, W – Decision – 1939-45 Star

2015_DHAAT 28_Sargant, R – Decision – ASM45-75’SEASIA’

2015_DHAAT 29_Jones, M – Decision – DLSM

2015_DHAAT 30_Patterson, J – Decision -Pacific Star

2015_DHAAT 31_Robertson, R – Decision – AASM’IRAQ2003′

2015_DHAAT 32_Bradfield, S – Decision Report

2015_DHAAT 33_Gurney, I – Decision – AASM’ICAT’

2015_DHAAT 34_Johnson, N – Decision – AASM’ICAT’

2015_DHAAT 35_Mellross, J – Decision – AASM’ICAT’

2015_DHAAT 36_Watson, D – Decision – AASM’ICAT’

2015_DHAAT 37_Name Withheld – Decision – ASM’TIMOR LESTE’

2015_DHAAT 38_Name Withheld – Decision – ASM ‘TIMOR LESTE’

2015_DHAAT 39_Andrews,M – Decision – VLSM

2015_DHAAT 40_Applicant – Decision – ADM_ANSM

2015_DHAAT 41_Kavanagh,K – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 42_Wasson,N – Decision -AGMS-K

2015_DHAAT 43_Applicant – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 44_Galea,P – Decision – ASM’SpecOps’

2015_DHAAT 45_McAuley,W – Decision – RFD_DLSM (refer FCA719 2016)

2015_DHAAT 46_Greaves, A – Decision – VLSM

2015_DHAAT 47_Jones,N – Decision – ADM

2015_DHAAT 48_Claridge,J – Decision – NLSGCM

2015_DHAAT 49_Ashworth,G – Decision – RVCM

2016_DHAAT 01_Hibberd, B – Decision – AASM1945-75’Thailand’

2016_DHAAT 02_McLeod-Dryden, F – Decision- RVCM (refer FCA1138 2016)

2016_DHAAT 03_Williams, A – Decision – ADM

2016_DHAAT 04_Houston, R – Decision – INTERFET Medal

2016_DHAAT_06_Smith C – Decision – Foreign awards

2016_DHAAT_07_Barlow – Decision – 1939 45 Star

2016_DHAAT_08_Hunter – Decision – War Medal 1939  45

2016_DHAAT 09_Morrissey – Decision – AASM

2016_DHAAT_12_Henne, B – Decision – RFM

2016_DHAAT_14_Grimshaw, D – Decision – ADM

2016_DHAAT_34_Singer, W – Decision – Tribunal Jurisdiction

2016_DHAAT_35_Farrell, H – Decision – Pacific Star

2016_DHAAT_38_Blackman, R – Decision – ADM

2016_DHAAT_40_Delaney, R on behalf of Delaney, M – Decision – Pacific Star

2016_DHAAT_43_Ryan – Defence Force Service Medal with 5th Clasp

2017_DHAAT_03_Mr P – ADM

2017_DHAAT_02_Lane_Foreign Award – US Air Medal

2017_DHAAT_04_Coombs – ASM with Clasp SE ASIA

2017_DHAAT_05_Barry – Foreign Award – RVCM

2017_DHAAT_12_Mitterer – AASM

2017_DHAAT_13 Delaney – ADM

2017_DHAAT_14 – Morrissey RVCM

 

 

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