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 able 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.

New inquiry into recognition for members and families of members who are injured, wounded or killed in or as a result of service.

UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

DATE
MATTER
HEARING LOCATION
24 February 2021
Hulse and the Department of Defence re: Kemp, Walker, Johnson, Hughes - Distinguished Service, Vietnam
Canberra 9:00 a.m.
25 February 2021
Donnan and the Department of Defence - Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Canberra 9:00 a.m.