2016 DECISIONS

The following decisions have been made by the Tribunal in 2016:

Ryan and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 43
Clasp to Defence Force Service Medal

Delaney and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 40
Pacific Star

Hawkins and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 39  On 26 May 2017 Government advised that it did not accept the recommendation of this report, refer to Hawkins and the Department of Defence [2017] DHAAT 20
Medal for Gallantry

Blackman and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 38
Australian Defence Medal

Curran and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 37
Gallantry Award recommendation accepted by Government on 16 February 2017

Chad and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 36
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 16 February 2017

Farrell and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 35
Pacific Star

Singer and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 34
Tribunal Jurisdiction

Cox and the Department of Defence [2016] re Chatfield DHAAT 33
Gallantry award – recommendation accepted by Government on 16 February 2017

Jellicoe and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 32
Gallantry award – recommendation accepted by Government on 16 February 2017

Allsopp and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 31
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 17 January 2017

Reeves and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 30
Australian Active Service Medal with Clasp ‘RWANDA’

Wilkins and the Department of Defence re: Band [2016] DHAAT 29
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 13 December 2016

Bradford and the Department of Defence re: MacRobert [2016] DHAAT 28
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 20 January 2017

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Sharp [2016] DHAAT 27
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Roche [2016] DHAAT 26
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Roberts [2016] DHAAT 25
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Peters [2016] DHAAT 24
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Moore [2016] DHAAT 23
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: May [2016] DHAAT 22
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Magnussen [2016] DHAAT 21
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Kirby [2016] DHAAT 20
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Grimes [2016] DHAAT 19
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Campbell [2016] DHAAT 18
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Brett [2016] DHAAT 17
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Bextrum [2016] DHAAT 16
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Alcorta [2016] DHAAT 15
Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

Grimshaw and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 14
Australian Defence Medal

Henne and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 12 
Reserve Forces Medal

Harrison and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 11
Gallantry Award – On 29 January 2017, Government agreed to the recommendation of the Tribunal

Billett and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 10
Conspicuous Service Award – On 11 February 2017 Government advised the Tribunal that the Conspicious Service Medal would be posthumously awarded to Lieutenant Billett

Morrissey and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 09
Australian Active Service Medal 1945-75

Hunter and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 08
War Medal 1939-45

Barlow and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 07
1939-45 Star

Smith and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 06
Foreign Awards

Fogarty and the Department of Defence re: Diddams [2016] DHAAT 05 – Victoria Cross
On 29 January 2017, Government agreed to the recommendation of the Tribunal

Houston and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 04
INTERFET Medal

Williams and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 03
Australian Defence Medal

McLeod Dryden and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 02 (refer FCA1138 2016)
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Hibberd and the Department of Defence [2016]_DHAAT 01
Australian Active Service Medal with Clasp ‘THAILAND’