In the Government of Australia, the Minister for Defence Personnel is the Hon. Chester also serves as the Minister for Veterans' Affairs and the Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC following a rearrangement in the second Turnbull Ministry. The Minister appointed is responsible for oversight of defence personnel and administered the portfolio through the Department of Defence, the Australian Defence Force, the Australian Defence Force Academy, and a range of other agencies. While ultimately responsible to the Commonwealth of Australia and the Parliament, in practical terms, the minister reports to the Minister for Defence. List of Ministers for Defence Personnel [ edit ]The following individuals have been appointed as Minister for Defence Personnel, or any of its precedent titles:See also [ edit ]Notes [ edit ]a ^ rearranged ministry was sworn on 18 February 2016.