Senate debates

Tuesday, 10 September 2019


Australian Bravery Decorations

4:04 pm

Photo of Dean SmithDean Smith (WA, Liberal Party) Share this | | Hansard source

I, and also on behalf of Senator Lines and Senator Brockman, move:

That the Senate—

(a) acknowledges all recent recipients of Australian Bravery Decorations;

(b) notes that the Bravery Medal is awarded for acts of bravery in hazardous circumstances;

(c) recognises the following Western Australian recipients of the Bravery Medal: Mr Leon Corey Brouwer, Mr Jason Troy Shepherd and Mr Andrew Gordon Strunk;

(d) notes that the Commendation for Brave Conduct is awarded for other acts of bravery which are considered worthy of recognition;

(e) recognises the Western Australian recipient of a Commendation for Brave Conduct: Miss Ella Layne Andrews;

(f) notes that the Group Bravery Citation is awarded for a collective act of bravery by a group of persons in extraordinary circumstances that is considered worthy of recognition; and

(g) recognises the following Western Australian recipients of the Group Bravery Citation: Mr Robin John Lee, Mr Jake Wilson Pugh and Mr Ian Trevor Urquhart.

Question agreed to.