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Former Australian Army major Travis Stephens admits defrauding Department of Defence

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By Blake Foden
Updated December 1 2021 - 7:49am, first published 4:30am
Travis Stephens outside court on Wednesday afternoon. Picture: Blake Foden

A former major in the Australian Army has admitted defrauding the Department of Defence to the tune of more than $91,000 by claiming rent assistance payments for a property he in fact owned.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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