Recognising acts of bravery by bestowing awards on those who risk their lives to save others.

Recipients

Medals and certificates of merit awarded in recognition of the following brave deeds.

To all recipients, the Society conveys the thanks, admiration and congratulations of the people of New South Wales.

Filtered by: Awarded in the financial year 2017/18 (45 results)

Dr Martha KNOX-HALY

Dr Martha KNOX-HALY was awarded a Gold Medal for her actions in coming to the rescue of a work colleague who was being attacked with a knife by her estranged husband in a carpark at Carramar NSW, on 18 August 2015.

Gold Medal Case number: 2018-19 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Wade FULLER

Senior Constable Wade FULLER was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in rescuing 4 people from the surf at Caves Beach NSW, on 29 September 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2018-18 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Craig HANSEN

Senior Constable Craig HANSEN was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in rescuing 4 people from the surf at Caves Beach NSW, on 29 September 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2018-18 Awarded year: 2017/18

Aja BAILEY

Aja BAILEY was awarded a Sir Neville Pixley Award for their efforts in administering first aid to Colin Bailey following an accident caused when he was moving a horse float out of shed on his property at Moonbah NSW, on 5 October 2017.

Pixley Award Case number: 2018-17 Awarded year: 2017/18

Ayumi BAILEY

Ayumi BAILEY was awarded a Sir Neville Pixley Award for their efforts in administering first aid to Colin Bailey following an accident caused when he was moving a horse float out of shed on his property at Moonbah NSW, on 5 October 2017.

Pixley Award Case number: 2018-17 Awarded year: 2017/18

Retained Firefighter Simon ANDERSON

Retained Firefighter Simon ANDERSON was awarded a Certificate of Merit for the rescue of an elderly lady from her burning bed at 44 Mimosa Ave Saratoga NSW, on 24 December 2016.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-13 Awarded year: 2017/18

Steven John MOLONEY

Steven John MOLONEY was awarded a Certificate of Merit for their actions in the removal of two small children from a vehicle on fire at Racecourse Road, Boggabilla NSW, on 16 August 2017.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-11 Awarded year: 2017/18

Ashley Mervyn THOMPSON-JARRETT

Ashley Mervyn THOMPSON-JARRETT was awarded a Certificate of Merit for their actions in the removal of two small children from a vehicle on fire at Racecourse Road, Boggabilla NSW, on 16 August 2017.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-11 Awarded year: 2017/18

Robert STRANGE

Robert STRANGE was awarded a Gold Medal and Galleghan Award for his attempts to save a wounded colleague’s life when detained at gunpoint at Croppa Creek about 60 km from Moree NSW, on 29 July 2014.

Gold Medal Galleghan Case number: 2018-10 Awarded year: 2017/18

Duncan HASKINS

Duncan HASKINS was awarded a Certificate of Merit for the rescue of five occupants of a vehicle following an accident on the Kings Highway Currowan NSW, on 7 January 2016.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-05 Awarded year: 2017/18

Mackenzie HASKINS

Mackenzie HASKINS was awarded a Certificate of Merit for the rescue of five occupants of a vehicle following an accident on the Kings Highway Currowan NSW, on 7 January 2016.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-05 Awarded year: 2017/18

Colin SEMAAN

Colin SEMAAN was awarded a Silver Medal for his actions in apprehending a male who fatally stabbed another male with a knife – by confronting him, subduing and disarming him whilst they themselves were being attacked at Salisbury Road Camperdown NSW, on 10 December 2015.

Silver Medal Case number: 2018-16 Awarded year: 2017/18

Antonio ROKOV

Antonio ROKOV was awarded a Gold Medal Posthumous Award for his actions in saving the life of a teenage boy, at the cost of his own, in a skydiving accident at Goulburn Airport, NSW on 21 November 2015.

Gold Medal Case number: 2018-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Michael LEACH

Michael LEACH was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in the attempted rescue of a woman driver whose vehicle had left the road and collided with a tree on the mid-Western Highway Cowra NSW, on 27 August 2016. The vehicle ignited on impact and the driver was incinerated.

Silver Medal Case number: 2018-06 Awarded year: 2017/18

Thomas MILLER

Thomas MILLER was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in the attempted rescue of a woman driver whose vehicle had left the road and collided with a tree on the mid-Western Highway Cowra NSW, on 27 August 2016. The vehicle ignited on impact and the driver was incinerated.

Silver Medal Case number: 2018-06 Awarded year: 2017/18

Retained Firefighter Jennie WILLIAMS

Retained Firefighter Jennie WILLIAMS was awarded a Letter of Appreciation for her actions in rendering assistance to two elderly people trapped in a vehicle by flood waters at the Thompson Street Causeway Cootamundra NSW, on 1 November 2015 by reassuring and comforting them until the Ambulance arrived.

Case number: 2018-04 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Lyndsay LYONS

Senior Constable Lyndsay LYONS was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions (off duty) in a shark attack rescue at Black Head Beach NSW, on 4 September 2015.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2018-08 Awarded year: 2017/18

Constable Stephen LYONS

Constable Stephen LYONS was awarded a Letter of Appreciation for their actions (off duty) in a shark attack rescue at Black Head Beach NSW, on 4 September 2015.

Case number: 2018-08 Awarded year: 2017/18

Georgia RITTER

Georgia RITTER was awarded a Sir Neville Pixley Award for the life saving actions of Georgia Ritter, then aged 4, who went to the aid of her mother who was trapped under a rugged terrain vehicle on a remote rural property at Bundook NSW, on 2 May 2017.

Pixley Award Case number: 2018-07 Awarded year: 2017/18

Nabil BARDOUGH

Nabil BARDOUGH was awarded a Certificate of Merit for their actions in the rescue a male from a house fire at Brixton Road, Berala NSW, on 20 January 2015.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-03 Awarded year: 2017/18

Adrian POLLEY

Adrian POLLEY was awarded a Certificate of Merit for their actions in the rescue a male from a house fire at Brixton Road, Berala NSW, on 20 January 2015.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2018-03 Awarded year: 2017/18

Ryan BARRETT

Ryan BARRETT was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in assistance of an assaulted taxi driver at Woolooware NSW, on 11 June 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2018-02 Awarded year: 2017/18

Bailey COOPER

Bailey COOPER was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in assistance of an assaulted taxi driver at Woolooware NSW, on 11 June 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2018-02 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable David DYKES

Senior Constable David DYKES was awarded a Silver Medal for his actions in the attempted rescue a 4-year-old girl from a house fire at 12 Duterreua Way, Claymore NSW 2559 on 5 March 2013.

Silver Medal Case number: 2017-16 Awarded year: 2017/18

Qualified Firefighter Stuart KING

Qualified Firefighter Stuart KING was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in response to a gas leak at Market City Haymarket NSW, on 25 August 2014.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-15 Awarded year: 2017/18

Station Officer Jeffrey MORSE

Station Officer Jeffrey MORSE was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in response to a gas leak at Market City Haymarket NSW, on 25 August 2014.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-15 Awarded year: 2017/18

Travis Robert

Travis Robert was awarded a Bronze Medal for his actions in the rescue of a father and son from motor vehicle accident prior to the arrival of emergency services at Yeoval NSW, on 15 October 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-09 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Carl WILKINSON

Senior Constable Carl WILKINSON was awarded a Bronze Medal for his actions in a cliff face rock rescue of a male at Maroubra Beach NSW, 2035 on 6 May 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2018-01 Awarded year: 2017/18

Shane RUSSO

Shane RUSSO was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the rescue of two teenage girls and assistance to a rescuer, caught in a rip at Warriewood Beach NSW, on 9th January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-33 Awarded year: 2017/18

Mark SCHONELL

Mark SCHONELL was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the rescue of two teenage girls and assistance to a rescuer, caught in a rip at Warriewood Beach NSW, on 9th January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-33 Awarded year: 2017/18

Constable Blake LANGELAAR

Constable Blake LANGELAAR was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions in the rescue of two teenage girls and assistance to a rescuer, caught in a rip at Warriewood Beach NSW, on 9th January 2016.

Silver Medal Case number: 2017-33 Awarded year: 2017/18

James Russell MOFFITT

James Russell MOFFITT was awarded a Letter of Commendation for his actions in the rescue of a family following a motor vehicle accident and resultant fire at Summerland Way, Wiangaree NSW, on 24 April 2016.

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2017-32 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Declan CULLERTON

Senior Constable Declan CULLERTON was awarded a Letter of Commendation for the rescue of a male attempting self harm at the bridge at Bridge Street Tamworth NSW, on 15 January 2016

Letter of Commendation Case number: 2017 -31 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Anthony HOPLEY

Senior Constable Anthony HOPLEY was awarded a Bronze Medal for his actions in prevention of a male suicide by self-immolation at Denman NSW, on 8 May 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-30 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Patrick RAFTERY

Senior Constable Patrick RAFTERY was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the rescue of two females from a submerged motor vehicle at Condong NSW, on 23 Sept 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-24 Awarded year: 2017/18

Sergeant Christopher YORK

Sergeant Christopher YORK was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions in the rescue of two females from a submerged motor vehicle at Condong NSW, on 23 Sept 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-24 Awarded year: 2017/18

Ambulance Officer Andrew SPASIC

Ambulance Officer Andrew SPASIC was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Ambulance Officer Michael FIFIELD-SMITH

Ambulance Officer Michael FIFIELD-SMITH was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Security Guard Barry WRIGHT

Security Guard Barry WRIGHT was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Security Guard Barry JENNINGS

Security Guard Barry JENNINGS was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Constable Lisa MYERS

Constable Lisa MYERS was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Sergeant Troy HANDLEY

Sergeant Troy HANDLEY was awarded a Bronze Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Bronze Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Security Guard Allen ANDREWS

Security Guard Allen ANDREWS was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Silver Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Luke WARBURTON

Senior Constable Luke WARBURTON was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Silver Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

Senior Constable Timothy DUFFY

Senior Constable Timothy DUFFY was awarded a Silver Medal for their actions arising from the shooting of two police officers at the Nepean Hospital, Penrith NSW, on 12 January 2016.

Silver Medal Case number: 2017-14 Awarded year: 2017/18

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