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.

UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS

Due to limitations associated with the size of venues, prior registration with the Tribunal Secretariat is necessary in order to attend public hearings of the Tribunal.

DATE
MATTER
HEARING LOCATION
6 March 2024
Conlon and the Department of Defence - Commendation for Distinguished Service
Canberra 10:00 am AEDT
5 April 2024
Walker and the Department of Defence - Defence Long Service Medal
Canberra 10:00 am AEDT