Senate debates

Tuesday, 21 August 2018


Australian Bravery Decorations

3:36 pm

Photo of John WilliamsJohn Williams (NSW, National Party) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That the Senate:

(a) notes the announcement of the Australian Bravery Decorations by the Governor-General, among which:

  (i) 1 person has received the Star of Courage for acts of conspicuous courage in circumstances of great peril,

  (ii) 18 people have received the Bravery Medal for acts of bravery in hazardous circumstances,

  (iii) 40 people have received the Commendation for Brave Conduct for acts of bravery considered worthy of recognition, and

  (iv) 8 members of the Queensland Police Force, and 4 members of the New South Wales Police Force have received Group Bravery Citations for a collective act of bravery, by a group of persons in extraordinary circumstances, that is considered worthy of recognition; and

(b) congratulates all recipients and every unnamed Australian who has assisted others in times of emergency.

Question agreed to.