Certificates of Appreciation and Australian Defence Medal: Are you eligible?

Certificates of Appreciation are a way of expressing the nation’s thanks and gratitude to those who served in Australia’s defence forces or on the home front in wars, conflicts and peace operations since the Second World War.

For further information and guidelines visit Certificate of Appreciation. To apply click here.


The Australian Defence Medal (ADM) has been established to recognise ex-serving personnel who served for four years within the  Australian Defence Force (ADF) Regular and Reserve member. For information visit Defence Medals or to apply click here.