2016 Decisions

The following decisions were made by the Tribunal in 2016:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Smith and the Department of Defence re: Alcorta [2016] DHAAT 15 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: Brett [2016] DHAAT 17 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: Grimes [2016] DHAAT 19 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: Magnussen [2016] DHAAT 21 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: Moore [2016] DHAAT 23 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: Roberts [2016] DHAAT 25 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: Sharp [2016] DHAAT 27 Gallantry Award – recommendation accepted by Government on 14 August 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hawkins and the Department of Defence [2016] DHAAT 39 Medal for Gallantry – 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

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

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

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Robert Taylor
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