Outcomes of superior service tribunal proceedings

There are two types of superior tribunal proceedings: Courts Martial (general or restricted) and Defence Force Magistrate.

Outcomes of superior service tribunal proceedings may be subject to internal petition and review, and external appeal. Where this occurs, the outcomes will be updated.

Date and location Details
24 April 2024
HMAS Stirling, WA

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2024-005-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, SMN EMIN

Case Summary - SMN Emin (PDF, 174.58 KB)

18 April 2024
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2024-004-DFM
Service and accused: Army, CPL MacMaster

Case Summary CPL MacMaster (PDF, 170.31 KB)

8 April 2024
Puckapunyal Military Area, VIC

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2024-002-DFM
Service and accused: Army, WO2 McCullough

Case Summary WO2 McCullough (PDF, 171.67 KB)

13 March 2024
Lone Pine Barracks, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2024-001 DFM
Service and accused: Army, PTE Cogan

Case Summary - PTE Cogan (PDF, 169.96 KB)

27 February 2024
HMAS Kuttabul, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, CMDR Sirtes SC - 2023-028-DFM 
Service and accused: Navy, LS Kepple

Case Summary - LS Kepple (PDF, 182.26 KB)

19 February 2024
Blamey Barracks, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 023-030-DFM
Service and accused: Army, CPL Smith

Case Summary - CPL Smith (PDF, 183.64 KB)

15 February 2024
HMAS Stirling, WA

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-029-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB Krebs

Case Summary - AB Krebs (PDF, 172.91 KB)

12 February 2024
RAAF Base, Edinburgh, SA

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC  - 2023-031 DFM
Service and accused: Army, SGT MacDonald

Case Summary - SGT MacDonald (PDF, 170.93 KB)

28 November 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen, KC - 2023-026-DFM
Service and accused: Army, MAJ G

Case Summary - MAJ G (PDF, 227.38 KB)

21 November 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen, AM KC - 2023-025
Service and accused: Army, SGT Dunford

Case Summary SGT - Dunford (PDF, 169.88 KB)

16 November 2023
RAAF Base Amberley, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-027-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, AC Manning

Case Summary - AC Manning (PDF, 177.43 KB)

19 October 2023
RAAF Base Williamtown, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-024-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, AC Oh

Case Summary - AC Oh (PDF, 175.24 KB)

26 September 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, CMDR Sirtes SC - 2023-023-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO Donald

Case Summary - CPO Donald #2 (PDF, 179.97 KB)

21 August 2023
Garden Island, NSW

Restricted Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-010-RCM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900(ACT), s. 59 Act of indecency in the third degree
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 60(3) Act of indecency without consent
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
8 August 2023
RAAF Base Townsville, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-020-DFM
Service and accused: Army, WO2 Boyle

Case Summary - WO2 Boyle (PDF, 177.99 KB)

7 August 2023
Court Martial Facility 5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

General Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-017-GCM
Service and accused: Army, PTE

  • First charge:

    DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 59 Act of indecency in the third degree

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to First charge: DFDA, s. 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 59 Act of indecency in the third degree

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to Second charge: DFDA, s. 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

  • Third charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT) s. 342 Blackmail

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to Third charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

  • Fourth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to Fourth charge: DFDA, s. 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

  • Fifth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 59 Act of indecency in the third degree

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to Fifth charge: DFDA, s. 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

  • Sixth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to Sixth charge: DFDA, s. 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

  • Seventh charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT) s. 342 Blackmail

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty

    • Alternative to Seventh charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct

    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Guilty
    • On Automatic Review: Conviction Quashed

4 August 2023
RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-018-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SGT Evans

Case Summary - SGT Evans (PDF, 176.31 KB)

3 August 2023
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-021-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, SGT Notaras

Case Summary - SGT Notaras (PDF, 177.82 KB)

24 July 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

General Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-011-GCM
Service and accused: Navy, AB

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
  • Third charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 54(1) Sexual intercourse without consent
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
  • Fourth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 54(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT) s. 44(1) Attempted sexual intercourse without consent
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
  • Alternative to Fourth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    • Plea: Not Guilty
    • Finding: Not Guilty
14 July 2023
Garden Island, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-016-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB Balmforth

Case Summary - AB Balmforth (PDF, 186.86 KB)

29 June 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAGJEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-019-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, PO Young

Case Summary - PO Young (PDF, 175.6 KB)

19 June 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Restricted Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-008-RCM
Service and accused: MAJ Pitman

Case Summary - MAJ Pitman (PDF, 176.17 KB)

14 June 2023
HMAS Kuttabul

Restricted Court Martial, GPCAPT Geeves - 22023-012-RCM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO Ubio

Case Summary - CPO Uibo (PDF, 177.68 KB)

12 June 2023
RAAF Base Townsville, QLD

General Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-007-GCM
Service and accused: Army, LCPL Waterman

Case Summary - LCPL Waterman (PDF, 184.72 KB)

1 June 2023
Swartz Barracks, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen AM KC - 2023-015-DFM 
Service and accused: Army, WO2 Fowler

Case Summary - WO2 Fowler (PDF, 172.01 KB)

31 May 2023
RAAF Base Wagga, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-013-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, AC Rickard

Case Summary - AC Rickard (PDF, 143.51 KB)

25 May 2023
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-003-DFM 
Service and accused: Army, GNR Jones

Case Summary - GNR Jones (PDF, 175.56 KB)

17 May 2023
Blamey Barracks, NSW

Restricted Court Martial, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-005-RCM
Service and accused: Army, WO2 Cooper

Case Summary - WO2 Cooper (PDF, 176.29 KB)

02 May 2023
Garden Island,NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-009-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, LCDR Poulton

Case Summary - LCDR Poulton (PDF, 181.25 KB)

18 April 2023
Simpson Barracks, VIC

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-006-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SGT Lomas

Case Summary SGT Lomas (PDF, 172.41 KB)

4 April 2023
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2023-004-DFM
Service and accused: Army, GNR Woof

Case Summary - GNR Woof (PDF, 167.64 KB)

14 March 2023
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street Fyshwick
ACT
 

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-044-DFM
Service and accused: Army, CFN.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 60(1A) Prejudicial conduct
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
6-8 March 2023
Garden Island, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, WGCDR Callan SC -2022-032-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO Seaman

Case Summary - CPO Seaman (PDF, 178.01 KB)

28 February 2023
Garden Island, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC -2023-002-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB Underwood

Case Summary - AB underwood (PDF, 169.31 KB)

16 February 2023
RAAF Base Wagga, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2023-001-DFM
Service and accused: Air force, AC Whalley

Case Summary AC Whalley (PDF, 176.52 KB)

30 January – 31 January 2023, Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

8 Feb 2023 - 10 Feb 2023 Garden Island, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-027-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Second Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Third Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Fourth Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
14 December 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-040-DFM
Service and accused: MUSN Wyatt

Case Summary MUSN Wyatt (PDF, 176.99 KB)

12 December 2022
Gallipoli Barracks, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-043-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SGT Campbell

Case Summary - SGT Campbell (PDF, 172.55 KB)

12 December 2022
RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA

Defence Force Magistrate, WGCDR Callan - 2022-033-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, FLTLT Langford

Case Summary FLTLT Langford (PDF, 172.25 KB)

6 December 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Restricted Court Martial, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-042-RCM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO Parson

Case Summary - CPO Parsons (PDF, 175.69 KB)

5 December 2022
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-039-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SGT.

  • First Charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not guilty
2 December 2022
Court Martial Facility,5 Tennant Street, Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-035-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Second Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Alternative to the Second Charge: DFDA, s. 34 Assaulting a subordinate.
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Third Charge: DFDA, s. 34 Assaulting a subordinate
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Fourth Charge: DFDA, s. 34 Assaulting a subordinate
    Plea: Not Guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
1 December 2022
RAAF Base Townsville, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-041-DFM
Service and accused: Army, MAJ.

  • First Charge: DFDA, s. 34 Assaulting a subordinate
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not guilty
29 November 2022
HMAS Cerberus, Vic

Defence Force Magistrate, CMDR Sirtes SC - 2022-037-DFM Service and accused: Navy, SMN Cameron

Case Summary SMN Cameron (PDF, 174.45 KB)

28 November 2022
HMAS Cairns, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-036-DFM
Service and accused: Navy,PO.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Second Charge: DFDA, s. 24 Absence without leave Plea withdrawn.
    Finding No finding required
21 November 2022
Court Martial Facility,5 Tennant Street, Fyshwick, ACT

General Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-029-GCM
Service and accused: Air Force, WGCDR Ashworth

Case Summary - WGCDR Ashworth.pdf (PDF, 133.74 KB)

7 November 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Restricted Court Martial, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-018-RCM
Service and accused: Air Force, AC

  • First Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Second Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 59 Act of indecency in the third degree
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • In the alternative to the Second Charge: DFDA, paragraph 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Third Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Fourth Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • Fifth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT), s. 59 Act of indecency in the third degree
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
  • In the alternative to the Fifth Charge: DFDA, paragraph 33(a) Assaulting another person on service land
    Plea: Not guilty
    Finding: Not guilty
4 November 2022
Court Martial Facility,5 Tennant Street, Fyshwick, ACT

Restricted Court Martial, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-030-RCM
Service and accused: Army, SGT Sullivan.

Case Summary - SGT Sullivan (PDF, 172.62 KB)

1 November 2022
RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-038-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, FLGOFF Hanson.

Case summary - FLGOFF Hanson (PDF, 175.52 KB)

31 October 2022
RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-031-DFM
Service and accused: Army, CPL Clarke.

Case Summary - CPL Clarke (PDF, 175.27 KB)

26 October 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen KC - 2022-028-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SIG Veltman.

Case Summary - SIG Veltman (PDF, 173.57 KB)

20 October 2022
RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-022-DFM

14 October 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-022-DFM
Service and accused: Army, PTE Vander-Wal

Case summary - PTE Vander-Wal (PDF, 175.84 KB)

13 October 2022
RAAF Base Amberley, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, CMDR Sirtes SC - 2022-034-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 29 Failing to comply with a general order.
    Plea withdrawn.
    Finding not applicable.
  • In the alternative to the first charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct.
    Plea withdrawn.
    Finding not applicable.
  • Second Charge: DFDA, s. 29 Failing to comply with a general order.
    Plea withdrawn.
    Finding not applicable.
  • In the Alternative to the Second Charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct.
    Plea withdrawn.
    Finding not applicable.
12 October 2022
RAAF Base Amberley, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-024-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO.

  • First Charge: DFDA, s. 33A Assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not Guilty.
  • In the alternative to the First Charge: DFDA,paragraph 33(a) Assaulting another person on Service land.
    Plea: Not Guilty.
    Finding: Not Guilty.
11 October 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen, KC - 2022-025-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Criminal Code 1995, s 134.2(1) Obtaining financial advantage.
    Plea withdrawn.
    Finding not applicable.
  • Second charge: DFDA, s 61(3) and Criminal Code 1995 s135.1(1) Obtaining financial advantage by deception.
    Plea withdrawn.
    Finding not applicable.
27 September 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-015-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB Beaman.

Case summary - AB Beaman (PDF, 100.07 KB)

1 September 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, MAJGEN Cowen QC - 2022-026-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO Burke.

Case summary - CPO Burke (PDF, 133.88 KB)

31 August 2022
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-023-DFM
Service and accused: Army, CFN Tullberg.

Case summary - CFN Tullberg (PDF, 173.3 KB)

30 August 2022
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-021-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SPR McDonough.

Case summary - SPR McDonough (PDF, 100.22 KB)

23 August 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, BRIG Cowen QC - 2022-020-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB Whitson.
Service and accused: Navy, LS Mitchell.

Case summary - AB Whitson and LS Mitchell (PDF, 109.45 KB)

15 August 2022
RAAF Base Amberley

Defence Force Magistrate, BRIG Cowen QC - 2022-017-DFM
Service and accused: Army, SGT.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 23(1) Absence from duty - Failure to attend.
    Plea not guilty.
    Finding not guilty.
  • Second Charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct.
    Plea not guilty.
    Finding not guilty.
29 July 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2021-050-DFM
Service and accused: Army, LTCOL Ward.

Case summary - LTCOL Ward (PDF, 111.57 KB)

27 July 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-007-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB.

  • First Charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900
    (ACT), s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent.
    Plea not guilty.
    Finding not guilty.
21 July 2022
HMAS Kuttabul, NSW

Defence Force Magistrate, BRIG Cowen QC - 2022-016-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, AB Holloway.

Case summary - AB Holloway (PDF, 177.68 KB)

4 July 2022
Robertson Barracks, NT

Restricted Court Martial, BRIG Cowen QC - 2022-010-RCM
Service and accused: Army, WO2 Menteith.

Case summary - WO2 Menteith (PDF, 175.76 KB)

7 June 2022
HMAS Stirling, WA

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-008-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, LEUT Moulds.

Case summary - LEUT Moulds (PDF, 127.11 KB)

2 June 2022
RAAF Base Tindal, NT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-003-DFM
Service and accused: Air Force, CPL Thompson.

Case summary - CPL Thompson (PDF, 177.44 KB)

19 May 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, BRIG Cowen QC - 2022-009-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, LEUT Sheaves.

Case summary - LEUT Sheaves (PDF, 176.09 KB)

16 May 2022
RAAF Base Amberley, QLD

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-004/005-DFM

Service and accused: Army, CPL.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 33A Assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
    Plea not guilty.
    Finding not guilty.

Service and accused: Army, SIG.

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 33A and Criminal Code, s. 11.2(1) Assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
    Plea not guilty.
    Finding not guilty.
12 May 2022
Court Martial Facility
5 Tennant Street
Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate, GPCAPT Geeves - 2022-011-DFM
Service and accused: Army, CAPT Harvey.

Case summary - CAPT Harvey (PDF, 176.67 KB)

9 May 2022
HMAS Stirling, WA

Defence Force Magistrate, BRIG Cowen QC - 2022-006-DFM
Service and accused: Navy, CPO Byers.

Case summary - CPO Byers (PDF, 173.91 KB)

5-8 April 2022
RAAF Base Townsville, QLD

Restricted Court Martial, BRIG Cowen QC - 2021-057-RCM
Service and accused: Army, PTE Hailes.

Case summary - PTE Hailes (PDF, 121.89 KB)