Defence
The Director prosecutes service offences and represents the Service Chiefs in proceedings before the Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal. The position of Director is held by a legal practitioner of not less than 5 years' experience, who is a member of the Permanent Navy, Regular Army or Permanent Air Force, or a member of the Reserves rendering full-time service, holding a rank not lower than the Commodore, Brigadier or Air Commodore. Director appointed by the Minister for Defence.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Defence Force Discipline Act 1982, section 188G

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    12 June 2006

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Director of Military Prosecutions Brigadier Jennifer Woodward CSC 1 July 2015 30 June 2020
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