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

    23 July 2008

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Stephen Skehill 23 November 2020 22 November 2023
Member VACANT    
Member MAJGEN (Retd) Simone Wilkie AO 18 April 2019 17 April 2022
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
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 Mr. David Ashley AM 1 February 2020 5 July 2022
Member Mr. Graham Mowbray 1 February 2020 14 October 2021
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