First Principles Review Oversight Board
The Oversight Board’s function is to provide independent advice to the Minister for Defence on embedding long-lasting change in Defence as intended through the First Principles Review. The Board assists in ensuring the intent of the Government-endorsed recommendations of the First Principles Review are fully realised in Defence. The Board provides assistance where required to the Secretary of Defence and the Chief of the Defence Force, and the Defence Leadership with implementing the remaining work of the First Principles Review.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
30 April 2015
Current board appointments
|Position||Appointee||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair||Ms. Erica Smyth||30 June 2017||30 June 2019|
|Member||Ms. Linda Addison GAIDC||13 November 2017||30 June 2019|
|Member||LTGEN Peter Leahy AC Retd||30 June 2017||30 June 2019|
|Member||The Hon. Lindsay Tanner||30 June 2017||30 June 2019|
|Member||Ms. Melinda O'Leary||8 September 2017||30 June 2019|