Defence Honours & Awards is a Defence People Group website
This policy is provided to define the conditions for the granting of unissued service awards of deceased members deemed eligible to receive service awards under determinations for those awards.
This process is sometimes referred to as the ‘posthumous issue’ or ‘posthumous medals policy’.
Persons listed below in the immediate family of the deceased member are entitled to be granted unissued awards. This list is in descending priority of entitlement.
For more information, see full policy below.
Applicants should complete an Application for Defence Medals.