The Defense Council was a council of the New Republic Senate. The Defense Council was charged with the oversight of the Defense Force. The Council approved funding for the Defense Force, approving the Supreme Commander.
- Before the Storm (First appearance)
- Shield of Lies
- Tyrant's Test
- The New Jedi Order: Destiny's Way
- Legacy of the Force: Bloodlines (Mentioned only)
- Legacy of the Force: Sacrifice (Mentioned only)
- Cracken's Threat Dossier (as Defence Council)