Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal

The Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal is an independent statutory body established under the Defence Act to consider Defence honours and awards matters. 

Individuals are available to apply to the Tribunal for an independent review of a decision of the Department of Defence regarding eligibility for a Defence honour, defence award or a foreign award. 

The Government is also able to refer general eligibility issues to the Tribunal for inquiry and recommendation.

UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

DATE
MATTER
HEARING LOCATION
26 March 2020
Fulcher and the Department of Defence - AASM for service with Rifle Company Butterworth
Canberra, TBC 26 March 2020, 9.00 a.m.
17 April 2020
Green and the Department of Defence - UNSM for Korea
Canberra, TBC, 10.00 a.m.
17 April 2020
Anticich and the Department of Defence - Australian Defence Medal
Canberra, TBC, 1.00 p.m.

RECENT TRIBUNAL DECISIONS

Treadwell and the Department of Defence re: Doolan (2020) DHAAT 03
Gallantry award

Cameron and the Department of Defence (2020) DHAAT 02
Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation

Prewett and the Department of Defence (2020) DHAAT 01
Australian Defence Medal