Following the 2022 Federal Election outcome an interim Ministry has now been sworn in and the caretaker period has ceased. Further updates to this website will be made in due course.

 

Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal

Defence
The Defence Honours and Awards Appeals Tribunal is an independent statutory body that has been established under the Defence Act 1903. The Tribunal commenced operation as a statutory body on 5 January 2011. Before that it operated administratively from July 2008. It considers issues arising in the area of Defence honours and awards. One chair and 10 panel members.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Administratively in 2008, and then under the Defence Legislation Amendment Act [No. 1] 2010 [Cwlth]

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    11

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Stephen Skehill 23 November 2020 22 November 2023
Member VACANT
Member Mr. David Ashley AM 1 February 2020 5 July 2022
Member VACANT
Member Senior Member Anne Trengrove LLB, BJuris, GDipMilLaw, GpCapt 29 August 2020 28 August 2023
Member Ms. Josephine Lumb BA, LLB 29 August 2020 28 August 2023
Member Allan DuToit 20 May 2021 19 May 2024
Member Ms. Karen Fryar AM 8 July 2021 7 July 2024
Member AIRCDRE (Retd) Anthony Grady 8 July 2021 7 July 2024
Member Major General Mark Kelly AO DSC 8 July 2021 7 July 2024
Member Professor Tracy Smart AO 26 November 2021 23 November 2024
Last updated: