Medals & Awards

Defence honours and awards

From the earliest times countries have rewarded excellence, achievement and outstanding service. This recognition has taken many forms, including gifts of property, the granting of titles and the awarding of medals.

The purpose of Defence honours and awards is to recognise the service of members of the Australian Defence Force.

The Defence Support Group will provide you with information about Defence honours and awards, including:

  • the different types of medals available to Australia's defence personnel, past and present
  • the eligibility criteria for various awards
  • how to submit an application for a medal
  • information about current Defence awards issues

Click here or on the logo below to find out more.

If you have any questions about medals and awards and need assistance click here for 'Help!' or to give us a call

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