Director of Defence Counsel Services

The Director of Defence Counsel Services (DDCS) is appointed by CDF in accordance with s 110ZA Defence Act 1903. The primary role of DDCS is to manage the provision of legal assistance to persons facing trial before a court martial or Defence Force magistrate, to persons affected by aspects of the ADF administrative inquiries process, and in certain other instances where requested by a service chief or other senior officers.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory office holder, offices and committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Defence Act 1903, section 110ZA

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary statutory structure

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    105 Tennant Street
    Fyshwick ACT 2609

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