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

The Society

Photo of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Photo credit: PRESS ASSOCIATION / Danny Lawson


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Society Patron

Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC,
Governor of New South Wales

The Society is most grateful for the Vice-Regal patronage it is accorded by Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales. Her interest in the Society’s work and her great support are much appreciated.


Mr Donald McDonald AC


Colonel Alexander (Fred) Dangar (Ret’d)

Vice Chairman

Mr David Turner

Honorary Secretary & Public Officer

Mr Peter Stathis AFSM

Hon. Treasurer

Mr Chris Honey


Major General The Honourable Justice Clifton Hoeben AM RFD (Ret’d)

Mrs Beatrice Gray

Ms. Dianne Truss

Commissioner Michael Fuller APM, NSW Police Force

Commissioner Paul Baxter QSO, Fire and Rescue NSW

Commissioner Dominic Morgan ASM, NSW Ambulance

Commissioner Rob Rogers AFSM, NSW Rural Fire Service

Commissioner Carlene York APM, NSW State Emergency Services

Honorary Publicity Officer

Major John Hoban (Ret’d)

Assistant Secretary

Mr Michael Delman

Life Governors

Major General Raymond Sharp AO RFD ED (Ret’d)

Mr Alan Batley AM

Mr Stewart Doyle

Vice Admiral I.D. Mac Dougall AC AFSM RAN (Ret’d)

Rear Admiral The Honourable Alwynne Rowlands AO RFD QC RANR (Ret’d)

Rear Admiral Anthony Hunt AO RAN (Ret’d)

Life Members

Captain Frank M. Williamson

Mr Robert May APM

Major Roland Millbank MA MPhil JP

Honorary Solicitors

Mr G Reinhardt Norton
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia (Specialist Legal Advice)


Mr Mark O’Connor BCom CA CIA
Cutcher & Neale Assurance Pty Ltd


Mr James Hanney

Latest recipients

Timothy Brown awarded a Bronze Medal

Senior Constable Jacob Gow awarded a Silver Medal

Sergeant Scott Robinson awarded a Certificate of Merit