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Awards Issued After 1945
Grouped by Geographic Location


See also List of Awards (A-Z)

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AFGHANISTAN

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS

OP SLIPPER

OP PALATE

OP PALATE II

11 Oct 2001 - present

18 Apr 2003 - 5 Jul 2004

27 Jun 2005 - present

AASM Clasp ICAT

1 day/1 sortie

visitors 30 days/30 sorties in the period 11 Oct 2001 – 17 Mar 2003
Determination 4 Dec 2012 [PDF] [Word]

OP SLIPPER
Note: Upgraded from ASM for this period. On or after 25 Jan 1997 again ASM.

OP PALATE

OP PALATE II

11 Oct 2001 - present

 

18 Apr 2003 - 5 Jul 2004

27 Jun 2005 - present

Afghanistan Medal 30 days/30 sorties Letters Patent and Regulations (Gazette S422) of 22 October 2004 [PDF] [Word]

Determination of 4 December 2012 [PDF] [Word]

NATO activities 26 Jul 2006 - present NATO Medal with Clasp ISAF 30 days/30 sorties

 

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BALKANS

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN activities in Former Yugoslavia 12 Jan 1992 - 24 Jan 1997 AASM Clasp BALKANS

1 day/1 sortie

visitors 30 days
Declaration and Determination (Gazette S102) of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

UNPROFOR/ UNPREDEP/ UNCRO Feb 1992 - Mar 1995

Mar 1995 - Jan 1999

UNPROFOR Medal

UNPREDEP Medal

90 days

90 days

 

NATO Stabilisation Force – Former Yugoslavia 25 Jan 1997 - present ASM Clasp BALKANS 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S408) of 18 Aug 1998 [PDF] [Word]

 

 

NATO Medal with Clasp FORMER YUGOSLAVIA

NATO Medal with Clasp KOSOVO

30 days

 

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BOUGAINVILLE

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP BEL ISI

Truce and Peace Monitoring Group activities

20 Nov 1997 - 18 Aug 2003 ASM Clasp BOUGAINVILLE

30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S21) of 29 Jan 2004 [PDF] [Word]

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CAMBODIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP BANNER

UN Mission/Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNAMIC/UNTAC)

20 Oct 1991 - 7 Oct 1993 AASM Clasp CAMBODIA

1 day/1 sortie; visitors 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S102) of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

 

8 Oct 1993 - 4 Oct 1999 ASM Clasp CAMBODIA 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S111) of 17 Mar 1999 [PDF] [Word]

 

Oct 1991 - Mar 1992

Feb 1992 - Sep 1993

UNAMIC Medal

UNTAC Medal

90 days

90 days

 

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DIEGO GARCIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP SLIPPER 11 Oct 2001 - 1 Aug 2002 AASM Clasp ICAT

30 days/30 sorties

Declaration and Determination 4 Dec 2012 [PDF] [Word]

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EAST TIMOR

See Timor-Leste for activities after 11 May 06

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Humanitarian activities 30 Aug 1975 - 30 Oct 1975 ASM Clasp EAST TIMOR

30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S181) of 29 Sep 2006 [PDF] [Word]

Cannot be awarded the clasp EAST TIMOR and TIMOR LESTE on the same rotation.

UN Assistance Mission in East Timor (UNAMET) 19 Jun 1999 - 15 Sep 1999 ASM Clasp EAST TIMOR

30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S181) of 29 Sep 2006 [PDF] [Word]

Cannot be awarded the clasp EAST TIMOR and TIMOR LESTE on the same rotation.

Warlike operations listed below:

OP FABER
United Nations Assistance Mission in East Timor (UNAMET/UNTAET)

OP WARDEN
ADF contribution to the International Force in East Timor (INTERFET)

OP TANAGER
United Nations Transitional Administration East Timor (UNTAET)

OP CITADEL
United Nations
Transitional Administration East Timor (UNTAET

 

16 Sep 1999 – 23 Feb 2000

16 Sep 1999 – 10 Apr 2000


20 Feb 2000 – 19 May 2002


20 May 2002 – 17 Aug 2003

AASM Clasp EAST TIMOR

1 day/1 sortie;

visitors 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S515) of 16 Dec 2004 [PDF] [Word]

ADF contribution to the International Force in East Timor (INTERFET)

16 Sep 1999 - 10 Apr 2000

INTERFET Medal 30 days

Letters Patent and Regulations (Gazette S159) of 30 March 2000 [PDF] [Word]

Determination (Gazette S187) of 13 November 2009 [PDF] [Word]

Awarded by Aust govt and offered to all participating nations.

Defence Cooperation Program (DCP) activities

1 Jan 2001 - 17 Aug 2003

AASM Clasp EAST TIMOR 1 day Declaration and Determination (Gazette S515) of 16 Dec 2004 [PDF] [Word]

OP CITADEL
United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET/UNOTIL)

OP SPIRE
United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor (UNMISET/UNOTIL)

OP CHIRON
ADF contribution to the UN Special Political Mission to Timor-Leste. (UNOTIL/UNMIT)

18 Aug 2003 - 11 May 2006

 

20 May 2004 - 11 May 2006

 

20 May 2005 - 11 May 2006

ASM Clasp EAST TIMOR 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S181) of 29 Sep 2006 [PDF] [Word]

UNAMET

UNTAET

UNMISET/UNOTIL

Jun 1999 - Oct 1999

Oct 1999 - Aug 2003

Aug 2003 - May 2006

UNAMET/UNTAET Medal 90 days

 

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ETHIOPIA/ERITREA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP POMELO

UN activities (UNMEE)

15 Jan 2001 - present ASM Clasp ETHIOPIA/ERITREA

30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S230) of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]

 

15 Sep 2000 - present UNMEE Medal 90 days

 

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FIJI

See South Pacific

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GERMANY

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Berlin Airlift 26 Jun 1948 - 30 Sep 1949 ASM 1945-75 Clasp BERLIN 30 days

Declaration and Determinations (Gazette S414) of 27 Oct 1995 [PDF] [Word]

Occupation force in Germany 9 May 1945 - 19 Oct 1951 ASM 1945-75 Clasp GERMANY 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S408) of 18 Aug 1998 [PDF] [Word]

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GUATEMALA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN observers 15 Feb 1997 - 14 May 1997 ASM Clasp GUATEMALA 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S498) of 1 Dec 1997 [PDF] [Word]

 

Jan 1997 - May 1997 MINUGUA Medal 90 days

 

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GULF

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS

 

17 Nov 1986 - 31 Oct 1988

1 Nov 1988 - 28 Feb 1989

ASM Clasp GULF 30 days

Declaration and Determination of 14 Oct 1991 [PDF] [Word]

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HAITI

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN activities in Haiti 1 Jul 1994 - 30 Jun 1996 ASM Clasp HAITI 30 days/30 sorties

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S448) of 27 Nov 2002 [PDF] [Word]

 

Sep 1993 - Mar 2000 UN Medal awarded for the range of missions in Haiti 90 days

 

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INDONESIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN activities 1 Aug 1947 – 30 Apr 1951 ASM 1945-75 Clasp INDONESIA 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S274) of 18 Jul 1996 [PDF] [Word]

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INDIAN OCEAN

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
ADF participation in humanitarian activities in the Indian Ocean region following tsunami and earthquakes 26 Dec 2004 – 8 Jan 2005

26 Dec 2004 – 12 Feb 2005

28 Mar 2005 – 18 Apr 2005

HOSM Clasp INDIAN OCEAN 7 days

14 days

7 days

The HOSM Clasp Indian Ocean is administered by the Honours, Symbols and Territories Branch, Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet.

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IRAN/IRAQ

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN activities (UNIIMOG) 12 Aug 1988 – 28 Feb 1991 ASM Clasp IRAN/IRAQ 90 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette GN26) of 12 Jul 1989 [PDF] [Word]

 

May 1988 – Mar 1990 UNIIMOG Medal 90 days

 

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IRAQ

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS

Operation JURAL
Service with UK elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq

Operation PROVIDE COMFORT
Service with US elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq

Operation BOLTON
Service with UK elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq

Operation SOUTHERN WATCH
Service with US elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq

Operation NORTHERN WATCH
Service with US elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq

30 Jun 1991 - 12 Jan 2003

11 Aug 1991 - 15 Dec 1996

31 Aug 1992 - 12 Jan 2003

31 Aug 1992 - 12 Jan 2003

1 Jan 1997 - 12 Jan 2003

AASM Clasp IRAQ 1 day/1 sortie

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S136) of 10 Aug 2009 [PDF] [Word]

OP HABITAT

OP BLAZER

OP POLLARD



Authorised Third Country Deployments (TCD) with UK/US Iraq/Persian Gulf operations

Operation BOLTON
Service with UK elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq while in the area comprising Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Incirlik airbase in Turkey

Operation SOUTHERN WATCH
Service with US elements to patrol No-Fly-Zones in Iraq while in the area comprising Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Incirlik airbase in Turkey

1 May 1991 –

1 May 1991 –

15 Feb 1998 – 30 Jun 1998
1 Jul 1998 – 1 Oct 2001

16 Jul 1991 – 1 Oct 2001

13 May 1999 - 12 Jan 2003



23 Sep 1999 - 12 Jan 2003

ASM Clasp IRAQ

30 days

7 days

7 days


30 days



30 days





30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S137) of 12 Aug 2009 [PDF] [Word]

OP SLIPPER

Note: service within parts of Iraq may provide qualification for both clasp ICAT and IRAQ 2003.

11 Oct 2001 - present AASM Clasp ICAT 1 day/1 sortie

Declaration and Determination 4 Dec 2012 [PDF] [Word]

OP FALCONER

OP CATALYST

OP RIVERBANK

OP KRUGER

18 Mar 2003 – 22 Jul 2003

16 Jul 2003 – present

21 Jul 2008 –

1 Jan 2009 -

AASM Clasp IRAQ 2003 1 day/1 sortie

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S153) of 28 Sep 2009 [PDF] [Word]

OP FALCONER

Service in Zone 1

Service in Zone 2

OP CATALYST

OP RIVERBANK

OP KRUGER



18 Mar 2003 – 30 Apr 2003

1 May 2003 - present

16 Jul 2003 - present

21 Jul 2008 - present

1 Jan 2009 - present

Iraq Medal

 

7 days/7 sorties

30 days/30 sorties

Letters Patent and Regulations (Gazette S421) of 22 October 2004 [PDF] [Word]

Determination (Gazette S154) of 28 September 2009 [PDF] [Word]

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IRIAN JAYA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP CENDERWASIH

76-81 survey ops

12 Jul 1976 – 15 Nov 1981 ASM Clasp IRIAN JAYA 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S64) of 28 Feb 2002 [PDF] [Word]

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JAPAN

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) 3 Sep 1945 – 28 Apr 1952 ASM 1945-75 Clasp JAPAN 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S498) of 1 Dec 1997 [PDF] [Word]

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KASHMIR

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN service on India/Pakistan border (UNMOGIP/UNIPOM) 13 Aug 1948 – 13 Feb 1975 ASM 1945-75 Clasp KASHMIR 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S274) of 18 Jul 1996 [PDF] [Word]

 

14 Feb 1975 - present ASM Clasp KASHMIR 90 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette GN323) of 21 May 1990 [PDF] [Word]

 

Jan 1949 - present UNMOGIP/UNIPOM Medal 6 months

 

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KOREA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Korean War 2 Jul 1950 - 27 Jul 1953 AASM 1945-75 Clasp KOREA Australians who qualified for the Korea Medal (see below)

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S54) of 10 Feb 1998 [PDF] [Word]

 

 

 

Korea Medal 1 or more days ashore; 28 days afloat

 

United Nations Service in Korea 27 Jun 1950 - 27 Jul 1954 UN Medal for Korea 30 days

 

Service with UN Commission in Korea

Service with BCFK in Japan & Okinawa

Service afloat and in air off Korea to 161 kms

Ceasefire monitoring activities in Korea

Service with UN Command (MAC)

9 Jun 1950 - 23 Jun 1950


29 Apr 1952 - 26 Aug 1957

28 Jul 1953 - 26 Aug 1957

28 Jul 1953 - 26 Aug 1957

27 Aug 1957 - 13 Feb 1975

ASM 1945-75 Clasp KOREA 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S102) of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

Service in Post-Armistice period 28 Jul 1953 - 19 Apr 1956 AGSM for Korea 30 days in area. One sortie counts as one day

Letters Patent and Regulations (Gazette S20) of 3 March 2010 [PDF] [Word]

Service with UN Command (MAC) 14 Feb 1975 - present ASM Clasp KOREA 30 days

Declaration and Determination (Gazette S27) of 3 Mar 2011 [PDF] [Word]

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KUWAIT

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Multinational deployment in Persian Gulf OP DAMASK 2 Aug 1990 – 16 Jan 1991

1 Mar 1991 – present

ASM Clasp KUWAIT 1 day; visitors 30 days S189 of 13 Nov 2009 [PDF] [Word]
First Gulf War 17 Jan 1991 – 28 Feb 1991 AASM Clasp KUWAIT 1 day/1 sortie; visitors 30 days/30 sorties S188 of 13 Nov 2009 [PDF] [Word]

Campaign for the liberation of Kuwait

17 Jan 1991 to 28 Feb 1991

The Saudi Arabian Medal for the Liberation of Kuwait

Approved for those who served 17 Jan 1991 to 28 Feb 1991

Awarded by the Saudi Arabian Government to allied personnel involved in the campaign for the liberation of Kuwait during the 1991 Gulf War.
Operations Desert Shield or Desert Storm 1990 - 1991 The Kuwait Liberation Medal  

Awarded by the State of Kuwait to those who served in support of the operations.

The medal was not approved for wearing by members of the ADF but was allowed to be retained as a memento by members who received it

Multinational deployment in Persian Gulf OP DAMASK VI HMAS Canberra 13 Jan 1993 – 19 Jan 1993 AASM Clasp KUWAIT 1 day/1 sortie no visitors S188 of 13 Nov 2009 [PDF] [Word]

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LEBANON

see Middle East for UNTSO and UNIFIL

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP RAMP 20 Jul 2006 – 25 Aug 2006 ASM Clasp LEBANON 14 days S28 of 3 Mar 2011 [PDF] [Word]
OP RAMP II 13 Nov 2007 – 5 Dec 2008

 

30 days

 

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MALAYA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Malayan Emergency 16 Jun 1948 – 31 Jul 1960 AASM 1945-75 Clasp MALAYA 1 day on land or 1 sortie S102 of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

 

 

General Service Medal 1918-62 Clasp MALAYA 1 day on land or 1 sortie Army/RAAF

 

 

Naval General Service Medal 1915-62 Clasp MALAYA 28 days RAN

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MALAYSIA

See SE Asia below for other Malaysian and other service in the SE Asia region.

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Indonesian Confrontation 8 Dec 1962 – 11 Aug 1966

End date 14 Sep 1966 for Borneo

AASM 1945-75 Clasp MALAYSIA 1 day on land or 1 sortie S141 of 23 Jul 2010 [PDF] [Word]

 

8 – 23 Dec 1962 Naval General Service Medal 1915-62 Clasp BRUNEI 1 day ashore or in rivers or 1 sortie from HMS Albion

 

 

8 – 23 Dec 1962 General Service Medal 1918-62 Clasp BRUNEI 1 day on land or 1 sortie

 

 

24 Dec 1962– 11 Aug 1966* General Service Medal 1962 Clasp BORNEO 30 days

 

 

17 Aug 1964 – 12 Jun 1965

13 Jun 1965 – 11 Aug 1966*

General Service Medal 1962 Clasp MALAY PENINSULA 30 days *Naval service or sorties offshore until 11 Aug 1966 may be eligible, not land ops
Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation after Malaysian Independence 31 Aug 1957 – 31 Dec 1966 Pingat Jasa Malaysia 90 days in direct support, 180 days in indirect supports Issued by Malaysian government

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MIDDLE EAST

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN Treaty Supervision Organisation within specified area of Southern Lebanon 12 Jul 2006 – 14 Aug 2006 AASM Clasp MIDDLE EAST 1 day S81 of 19 May 2011 [PDF] [Word]

UN Treaty Supervision Organisation

No 78 (F) Wing Malta
UN Truce Supervision Organisation



UN Observation Group In Lebanon


UN Yemen Observer Mission


Second UN Emergency Force


UN Disengagement Observer Force

May 1948 – 13 Feb 1975


9 Jul 1952 – 1 Dec 1954



Jul 1958 - Dec 1958


Jul 1963 – Sep 1964


Oct 1973 – 13 Feb 1975


Jun 1974 – 13 Feb 1975
ASM 45-75 Clasp MIDDLE EAST 30 days S102 of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

UN Treaty Supervision Organisation


UN Disengagement Observer Force


Second UN Emergency Force


UN Interim Force in Lebanon


RAN ships in North West Indian Ocean deployments

14 Feb 1975 - present


14 Feb 1975 – present


14 Feb 1975 – 31 Jul 1979


1 Mar 1978 - present


1 Sep 1980 – 31 Jul 1986

ASM Clasp MIDDLE EAST 30 days S80 of 19 May 2011 [PDF] [Word]
UN activities in the Middle East May 1948 – present

Nov 1956 – Jun 1967

Jul 1963 – Sep 1964

Oct 1973 – Jul 1979

31 May 1974 – present

Mar 1978 - present

UNTSO Medal

UNEF 1 Medal

UNYOM Medal

UNEF II Medal

UNDOF Medal

UNIFIL Medal

6 months

6 months

60 days

90 days

90 days

90 days

 

OP BASTILLE and OP SLIPPER Forward Area (Middle East) 11 Oct 1901 - present AASM Clasp ICAT 1 day/1 sortie

Visitors 30 days/30 sorties only for the period 11 Oct 2001 – 17 Mar 2003

Determination 4 Dec 2012 [PDF] [Word]
OP MANITOU and OP ACCORDION 1 Jul 2014 - Present AOSM-GMEO 30 days Instrument 2015 [PDF]
OP OKRA

1 Jul 2015 - 8 Aug 2014

9 Aug 2015 - Present

AOSM-GMEO 30 days Instrument 2015 [PDF]
OP HIGHROAD 1 Jan 2015 - Present AOSM-GMEO 30 days Instrument 2015 [PDF]

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MOZAMBIQUE

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP CORACLE

UN activities

12 Jul 1994 – 31 Mar 2002 ASM Clasp MOZAMBIQUE 30 days S48 of 10 Feb 1995 [PDF] [Word]

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NAMIBIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN activities 18 Feb 1989 – 10 Apr 1990 AASM Clasp NAMIBIA 1 day; visitors 30 days S303 of 26 Jul 2001 [PDF] [Word]

 

Apr 1989 – Mar 1990 UNTAG Medal 90 days

 

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Service prior to PNG independence 3 Sep 1945 – 16 Sep 1975 ASM 1945-75 Clasp PNG 30 days S74 of 30 Apr 2009 [PDF] [Word]

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PAKISTAN

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
ADF participation in humanitarian activities in the region following earthquake 9 Nov 2005 – 8 Apr 2006 HOSM Clasp PAKISTAN 30 days The HOSM Clasp Pakistan is administered by the Awards and Culture Branch, Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet.

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PESHAWAR

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN Mine Clearance Training Team 16 Jul 1989 - present ASM Clasp PESHAWAR 90 days GN16 of 26 Apr 1990 [PDF] [Word]

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RHODESIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Commonwealth monitoring prior to independence elections in Zimbabwe 1 Dec 1979 – 20 Mar 1980 Rhodesia Medal

Zimbabwe Independence Medal

 

 

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RWANDA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP TAMAR

UN activities

29 Jul 1994 – 8 Mar 1996 AASM Clasp RWANDA 1 day S79 of 23 May 2006 [PDF] [Word]

 

Oct 1993 – Mar 1996 UNAMIR Medal 90 days

 

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SE ASIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS

Service on land in Malaysia (excluding Thai-Malay border when warlike)



Service on land in Singapore




Service on land in Thailand (excluding Ubon & Ban Kok Talat)


Service on land in Vietnam


Service on land in Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia


Service on RAN ships
with ANZUK force

1 Aug 1960 – 16 Aug 1964
12 Aug 1966 – 14 Mar 1975

1 Aug 1960 – 16 Aug 1964
12 Aug 1966 – 14 Mar 1975

2 Jul 1955 – 24 Jun 1965
1 Sep 1968 – 30 Oct 1971


2 Jul 1955 – 30 Jul 1962


2 Jul 1955 – 14 Mar 1975


30 Oct 1971 - 14 Mar 1975

ASM 1945-75 Clasp SE ASIA 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]

Service on land in Malaysia


Service on land in Singapore


Service on RAN ships with ANZUK force


ADF activities with Operation GADING 5 on Sumatra

14 Feb 1975 – 31 Dec 1989

14 Feb 1975 – 30 Apr 1975

14 Feb 1975 – 30 Apr 1975

6 May 1975 – 22 Aug 1975

ASM Clasp SE ASIA 30 days

S64 of 28 Feb 2002 [PDF] [Word]

Refer to medal information for dates of particular activities.

Qualifying service with Far East Strategic Reserve (FESR) 2 Jul 1955 – 31 Oct 1971 ASM 1945-75 Clasp FESR 30 days S102 of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

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SIERRA LEONE

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP HUSKY

International Military Advisory and Training Team

15 Jan 2001 – 28 Feb 2003 AASM Clasp SIERRA LEONE 1 day S49 of 30 Mar 2011 [PDF] [Word]
UNOMSIL

UNAMSIL

Jul 1998 – Oct 1999

Oct 1999 - present

UNOMSIL/UNAMSIL Medal 90 days

 

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SINAI

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP MAZURKA 9 Feb 1982 – 28 Apr 1986 ASM Clasp SINAI 30 days S27 of 23 Jan 1997 [PDF] [Word]
Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) activities

6 Jan 1993 – present

MFO Medal

6 months

 

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SOLOMON ISLANDS

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP TREK 4 Nov 2000 – 15 Mar 2002 ASM Clasp SOLOMON IS 30 days S21 of 29 Jan 2004 [PDF] [Word]
OP ANODE 24 Jul 2003 - present

ASM Clasp SOLOMON IS II

30 days S421 of 20 Nov 2003 [PDF] [Word]

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SOMALIA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS

Battalion Group for Operation SOLACE

Naval component for Operation SOLACE

Land components of Second UN Operation

Air component of Second UN Operation

10 Jan 1993 – 21 May 1993

10 Jan 1993 – 21 May 1993

1 May 1993 – 28 Mar 1995

1 May 1993 – 28 Mar 1995

AASM Clasp SOMALIA 1 day/1 sortie; visitors 30 days S86 of 20 May 2011 [PDF] [Word]
1st and 2nd UN Operations in Somalia (UNOSOM I and II) 17 Oct 1992 – 30 Apr 1993 ASM Clasp SOMALIA 30 days S85 of 20 May 2011 [PDF] [Word]
UNOSOM I

UNOSOM II

Apr 1992 – Mar 1993

Mar 1993 – 28 Mar 1995

UNOSOM Medal 90 days Not awarded to Battalion Group

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SOUTH PACIFIC

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP QUICKSTEP 31 Oct 2006 – 22 Dec 2006

ASM Clasp S PACIFIC 2006

30 days/30 sorties S21 of 3 Mar 2010 [PDF] [Word]

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SUDAN

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS

OP AZURE
UN mission in Sudan

OP HEDGEROW
UN mission in Dafur

10 Apr 2005 - present


28 Jul 2008 - present

ASM Clasp SUDAN

30 days S138 of 24 Aug 2009 [PDF] [Word]
UN missions UNMISUD and UNAMID Mar 2005 - present

UN Medal

90 days

 

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SW PACIFIC

Note: Refer to medal information for dates of particular activities.

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Naval and military activities in Netherlands Indies, Portuguese Timor, Sarawak, Brunei, British Borneo, Philippine Islands, Solomon Islands, Nauru and Ocean Islands, Morotai Island, Labuan Island, Thailand, Burma, Malaya and Singapore 3 Sep 1945 – 24 Nov 1946 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
RAAF service on Morotai Island 25 Nov 1946 – 10 Jul 1948 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
RAAF service on Cocos Island with No 2 ACS 18 Nov 1951 – 24 Jan 1954 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
RAAF service on Bathurst, Champagny & Sir Graham Moore Islands with Long Range Navigation Stations 3 Sep 1945 – 24 Nov 1946 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Minesweeping service afloat with RAN in waters off coast of China & SW Pacific 3 Sep 1945 – 30 Dec 1946 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Minesweeping service afloat with RAN in all Australian waters 3 Sep 1945 – 16 Aug 1948 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Minesweeping service afloat with RAN in Netherlands (Dutch East) Indies 25 Nov 1946 - 30 Dec 1946 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Minesweeping service afloat with RAN in waters off Solomon Islands 25 Nov 1946 – 16 Aug 1948 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Bomb and mine clearance coast of Queensland 3 Sep 1945 – 31 May 1950 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Bomb and mine clearance Solomon Islands 25 Nov 1946 – 10 Nov 1956 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]
Bomb and mine clearance Service with War Graves on Labuan, Ambon and Borneo Islands 25 Nov 1946 – 20 Sep 1947 ASM 1945-75 Clasp SW Pacific 30 days S230 of 29 Jun 2001 [PDF] [Word]

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THAILAND

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Royal Thai Air Force Base Ubon 25 Jun 1965 – 31 Aug 1968 AASM 1945-75 Clasp THAILAND 1 day/1 sortie Determination 4 Dec 2012 [PDF] [Word]
2 Field Troop, Royal Australian Engineers at Ban Kok Talat in OP CROWN 1 May 1962 – 24 Jun 1965 ASM 1945-75 Clasp THAILAND 30 days Determination 4 Dec 2012 [PDF] [Word]

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THAI-MALAY border

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Land and air ops against communist terrorists 1 Aug 1960 – 31 Aug 1964 AASM 1945-75 Clasp THAILAND 1 day S64 of 28 Feb 2002 [PDF] [Word]
RAAF air ops 17 Aug 1964 – 30 Mar 1966

 

 

 

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TIMOR-LESTE

(see East Timor for activities before 12 May 06)

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
OP ASTUTE

ADF commitment to bring security, peace and confidence to Timor-Leste.

Defence Cooperation Program activities

OP CITADEL United Nations Mission of Support in Timor-Leste (UNOTIL/UNMIT)

OP SPIRE United Nations Mission of Support in Timor (UNOTIL/UNMIT)

OP CHIRON ADF contribution to the UN Special Political Mission to Timor-Leste

OP TOWER ADF contribution to the United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (Superseded OP CHIRON)

12 May 2006 - ongoing ASM Clasp TIMOR LESTE Complete 7 days/7 sorties in aggregate in the period commencing 12 May 2006 and ending on or before 16 Jun 2006 or 30 days/sorties in aggregate commencing on or after 10 Jun 2006

S54 of 16 Apr 2010 [PDF] [Word]

Cannot be awarded the clasps EAST TIMOR and TIMOR LESTE on the same rotation.

UN activities 12 May 2006 - UNMIT Medal

 

 

Support to Timor-Leste 12 May 2006 - Timor Leste Solidarity Medal

 

Issued by Timor-Leste Government

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UGANDA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Commonwealth Military Training Team activities 18 Mar 1982 – 24 Mar 1984 ASM Clasp UGANDA 90 days GN26 of 12 Jul 1989 [PDF] [Word]

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VIETNAM

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Activities in South Vietnam 31 Jul 1962 – 27 Jan 1973 AASM 1945-75 Clasp VIETNAM 1 day

Determination 18 Apr 2013 [PDF] [Word]

Awarded with General Service Medal, Vietnam Medal and Vietnam Logistic Support Medal

 

24 Dec 1962 – 29 May 1964 General Service Medal 1962 with Clasp SOUTH VIETNAM 30 days GSM 62 Royal Warrant of 8 Jun 1968 [PDF]

 

29 May 1964 - 27 Jan 1973 Vietnam Medal 1 day on land or 28 days afloat Royal Warrant of 8 Jun 1968 [PDF] [Word]

 

29 May 1964 - 27 Jan 1973 Vietnam Logistic Support Medal 1 day in area of operations Cannot be awarded both Vietnam Medal and Vietnam Logistic Support Medal

 

31 Jul 1962 - 28 Mar 1973 Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal 181 days Awarded by Government of South Vietnam
RAAF activities with TSF Butterworth to UNICEF

RAAF activities with HQRICDET S to UNICEF

29 Mar 1975 – 28 Apr 1975 AASM Clasp VIETNAM 1975 1 day S102 of 27 Mar 2001 [PDF] [Word]

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WEST NEW GUINEA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
Service with UNTEA 3 Oct 1962 – 30 Apr 1963 ASM 1945-75 Clasp W NEW GUINEA 30 days S337 of 5 Sep 1995 [PDF] [Word]

 

3 Oct 1962 – 30 Apr 1963 UNTEA Medal 3 months

 

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WESTERN SAHARA

CAMPAIGN/MISSION CAMPAIGN/MISSION DATES MEDALS AWARDED QUALIFYING PERIOD REFERENCE/ REMARKS
UN activities (MINURSO) 5 Sep 1991 – present ASM Clasp WEST SAHARA 30 days S298 of 4 Nov 1991 [PDF] [Word]

 

Jul 1991 - present MINURSO Medal 90 days

 

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