We provide medallic recognition to current serving and discharged Australian Defence Force personnel and Defence civilians. Awards are issued from the Australian and Imperial honours and awards systems from World War One to current day. We develop Defence honours and awards policy and provide advice to Government on honours and awards issues.
The 1939-45 Star is awarded to those who undertook operational service during World War II
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence – Inquiry into unresolved recognition for service with the United States Army Small Ships Section
A timeframe for the Australian Operational Service Medal – Border Protection cannot be given as the process is dependant on information supplied by each Service.
Each year, DH&A: