Upcoming superior service tribunal proceedings

Upcoming superior service tribunal proceedings are listed below.

To arrange access to attend a proceeding, contact the relevant officer at least 1 week in advance. For information on attendance expectations, view the Tribunal proceedings attendance guidelines page.

Start date,
start time and location
Proceeding details Contact officer
Tuesday 28 May 2024, 9:30 am 
Estimated duration: 3 days
Court Martial Facility 
5 Tennant Street Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate MAJGEN Cowen AM KC, 2024-006-DFM

Service and rank of accused: Air Force, FLTLT

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
WOFF Beer 
anthony.beer@defence.gov.au 
02 4078 2123
Tuesday 4 June 2024, 9:30 am 
Estimated duration: 4 days
Robertson Barracks, NT

Defence Force Magistrate MAJGEN Cowen AM KC, 2024-007-DFM

Service and rank of accused: Army, WO2

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
  • In the alternative to the First charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
  • Third charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
  • Fourth charge: DFDA, s. 60(1) Prejudicial conduct
WO1 Lipman 
ben.lipman@defence.gov.au 
07 4446 1478
Tuesday 11 June 2024, 9:30 am 
Estimated duration: 4 days
Court Martial Facility 
5 Tennant Street Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate GPCAPT Geeves, 2024-009-DFM

Service and rank of accused: Navy, PO

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent
  • In the alternative to the First charge: DFDA, s. 34 Assaulting a subordinate
  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 60(1) Act of indecency without consent.
CPO Davis 
michael.davis4@defence.gov.au 
02 5109 6253
Monday 1 July 2024
9:30 am 
Estimated duration: 2 days
Court Martial Facility 
5 Tennant Street Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate MAJGEN Cowen AM KC, 2024-010-DFM

Service and rank of accused: Army, CPL

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C Non-consensual distribution of intimate images.
WO1 Gentles robert.gentles@defence.gov.au 
02 5109 6831
Monday 8 July 2024, 9:30 am 
Estimated duration: 10 days
Court Martial Facility 
5 Tennant Street Fyshwick, ACT

Defence Force Magistrate MAJGEN Cowen AM KC, 2024-008-DFM

Service and rank of accused: Army, CPL

  • First charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Second charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Third charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Fourth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Fifth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Sixth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Seventh charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Eighth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Ninth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Tenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Eleventh charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Twelfth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Thirteenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Fourteenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Fifteenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images
  • Sixteenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) and s. 44(1) Attempted intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Seventeenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 61B(1) and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Intimate observations or capturing visual data, etc
  • Eighteenth charge: DFDA, s. 61(3) and Crimes Act 1900 (ACT) s. 72C and Criminal Code 2002 (ACT), s. 45(1) Non-consensual distribution of intimate images.
WO1 Thompson
melisa.thompson@defence.gov.au
07 3903 7608