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 VACANT    
Member AVM John Quaife AM (Retd) 7 July 2015 6 July 2018
Member RADM James Goldrick AO CSC RAN (Retd) 7 July 2015 6 July 2018
Member Mr. David Ashley AM 6 July 2016 31 October 2019
Member Mr. Graham Mowbray 15 October 2015 14 October 2019
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member VACANT    
Member Ms. Jane Schwager AO 7 July 2015 6 July 2018
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