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Awards recognise distinguished fire service members

Posted on : Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Fire Protection Association Australia wishes to congratulate the 29 recipients of the Australian Fire Service Medal, listed below, who were presented with the award as part of the Queen's Birthday 2018 Honours List.

 

The Australian Fire Service Medal recognises distinguished service by members of the country's fire services, both paid and volunteer.

 

Read a full profile of all the 2018 award winners here.

 

 

New South Wales

 

Mr Geoffrey Kenneth ANDREW
Burra NSW 2620

 

Mr David John GILL
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

 

Mr Martin Fennessy HARRISON
Coonamble NSW 2829

 

Mr Gregory Alan INGERSOLE OAM
Eglinton NSW 2795

 

Mr Shane David KEARNEY
Kelso NSW 2795

 

Mr Neale Bensley MUTTON
Bolwarra NSW 2320

 

Mr Gregory Patrick RANKIN
Gymea NSW 2227

 

Mr Eric Herbert SHANKS
Dubbo NSW 2830

 

Mr Peter Francis SHEARER
NSW

 

Mr Wayne Ronald YOUNG
Forresters Beach NSW 2260

 

Victoria

 

Mr Ronald Neil BEER
Yea Vic 3717

 

Mr Mark Anthony GILMORE
Kingower Vic 3517

 

Mr Alan Francis HODGKIN
Bayswater Vic 3153

 

Mr David Peter LANYON
St Arnaud Vic 3478

 

Mr Damien Phillip O'CONNOR
Wonthaggi Vic 3995

 

Ms Bridget Ruth RYAN
Smythesdale Vic 3351

 

Queensland

 

Mr Donald Philip BALDWIN
Thangool Qld 4715

 

Mr Leslie Norman GREEN
Kairi Qld 4872

 

Ms Kaye Michelle HEALING
Ipswich Qld 4305

 

Mr Alan Edward RICHARDS
Springbrook Qld 4213

 

Mr David John WOODS
Wurtulla Qld 4575

 

Western Australia

 

Mr Robert Beverley COOK
St James WA 6102

 

Mr Ian Andrew JOSEPH
Australind WA 6233

 

Mr Francis PRATT
Kingsley WA 6026

 

South Australia

 

Mr Desmond John FORD
Care Gully SA 5144

 

Mr Robert Glenn SANDFORD
Fairview Park SA 5126

 

Australian Capital Territory

 

Mr Kevin Clarence JEFFERY
ACT

 

Mr Wayne Stanley SHAW
Crace ACT 2911

 

Northern Territory

 

Mr David Gordon LINES
Palmerston NT 0830