Defence Council of Baustralia

The Defence Council of Baustralia is the body legally entrusted with the defence of the realm and her empire and with control over the Baustralian Armed Forces. Unlike most militaries, it is separate from the government, both being on the same level under the crown.

Defence Council of Baustralia
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Agency overview
Formed2018
Jurisdiction Baustralia
HeadquartersHolderton County, Holderton
Agency executives

Function

The Defence Council is accountable to the King for its business. In practice, the Defence Council is a formal body. In addition, the three service boards (the Admiralty, the War Board and the Air Force Board), which are sub-committees of the Defence Council meet annually for each service chief to report to the King on the health of their respective services.

As of October 2021, membership of the Defence Council is as follows:

Membership Title Rank Name
King-in-Council Commander-in-Chief and Lord High Admiral   Admiral of the Fleet John I
Commissioned officers Chief of the Defence Staff   Air Chief Marshal Lord Carleton
First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff   Admiral Sir Nick Sullivan
Chief of the General Staff   General Lord Greystone
Chief of the Air Staff   Air Chief Marshal Julian Kostuik
Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff   Vice admiral Sir Harrison Pickles
Non-commissioned officers Baustralian sergeant major   Warrant officer Mara Arthur
Fleet chief petty officer   Warrant officer Micheal Taggart
Army sergeant major   Warrant officer Abby Rashotte
Air sergeant major   Warrant officer Liam Munroe

Organization

 
Commander in Chief and Lord High Admiral
Admiral of the Fleet King John I
 
Chief of the Defence Staff
Air Chief Marshal Lord Carleton
 
First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff
Admiral Sir Nick Sullivan
 
Chief of the General Staff
General Sir Geoff Audas
 
Chief of the Air Staff
Air Chief Marshal Julian Kostuik
 
Fleet chief petty officer
Warrant officer Micheal Taggart
 
Army sergeant major
Warrant officer Abby Rashotte
 
Air sergeant major
Warrant officer Liam Munroe
 
Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff
Vice admiral Sir Harrison Pickles
 
Baustralian chief petty officer
Warrant officer Mara Arthur