|Commander-in-Chief Baustralian Armed Forces
Commandant en chef Forces armées baustraliennes
Cap badge of the Baustralian Armed Forces
|His Majesty's Baustralian Armed Forces|
|Formation||2 July 2017|
|First holder||John I|
|Deputy||Chief of the Defence Staff|
|Part of a series on the|
|Military history of Baustralia|
The Commander-in-Chief Baustralian Armed Forces (CINC; French: Commandant en chef des Forces armées baustraliennes) is the supreme commander of the Baustralian Armed Forces. Command-in-chief is, by custom, vested in the sovereign, presently John I. By military protocol, the title used in international contexts is Commander-in-Chief of Baustralia.
The role of a Commander-in-Chief is to sign commissioning scrolls, bestows honours, approves military badges and insignia, as well as visits with troops, and as a naval officer, sometimes stations himself on ships. The Commander-in-chief may also award the Commander-in-Chief's Commendation.
Order of precedence
Chief of the Defence Staff
|First||Lord High Admiral||Succeeded by|
First Sea Lord
|Admiral of the Fleet|
The rank insignia of a Commander in Chief is of an Admiral of the Fleet and its equivalents in the army, Field Marshal.
Commanders-in-chief of the Baustralian Armed Forces
|Baustralian Armed Forces Commanders-in-Chief|
|2017 –||John I|