SES Volunteer Honour Board

SES volunteers play an integral part in the safety of our communities and these awards help recognise outstanding SES volunteers, either individually or as a team, who have gone above and beyond what is expected of them.

Order of Australia Medal (OAM)                                             

  • Norman Stanley
  • Gregory Withnell - Harvey SES
  • Neil Davidson - Mandurah SES
  • John Capes - Wanneroo SES and SESVA
  • Paul Shakes - Swan SES
  • Michael Wadley - Rockingham SES

Emergency Services Medal (ESM)

The Emergency Services Medal (ESM) is awarded for distinguished service by a member of an Australian emergency service, and people who are involved in emergency management, training or education. The medal was introduced in 1999, and recipients are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "ESM".

  • Trevor Patton
  • Joe Taylor
  • William Norris
  • Graham Fixter
  • Connie Eikelboom
  • Bernard McNamara
  • Arthur Jones
  • Rodney Paterson
  • Paul Dwyer
  • Joyce White
  • Kenneth Pember
  • Kevin Wrightson
  • Christopher Stickland
  • Phillip Petersen
  • Wayne English
  • Nicholas Elrick
  • Alec Cull
  • Colin  Nicholson
  • Herman Hofman
  • Robin McInnes
  • William Mulroney
  • Darren Entwistle
  • Christopher Widmer
  • Peter Angle
  • John Coates
  • Maurice Yates
  • Stephen Cable

Peter Keillor Award

The Peter Keillor Award, named after a former Murray SES volunteer, is awarded to a volunteer who has gone beyond the call of duty in demonstrating a high level of dedication and commitment to the SES.

  • 2014 - Steve Cable, Kalbarri SES Unit
  • 2013 - Martin Hale - Baywater SES
  • 2012 - Keith Drayton - Cockburn SES
  • 2011 - Ean 'Eno" Gruszecki - Northshore SES
  • 2010 - Trevor Patton - Karratha SES
  • 2009 - Sergio Bottacin  - Northam SES
  • 2008 - Graham Fixter - Gosnells SES
  • 2007 - Ray Mahony - Bayswater SES
  • 2006 - Gordon Williams - Midwest Gascoyne Region
  • 2005 - Phillip Petersen - Gosnells SES
  • 2004 - Siegmund Belczowsk - MandurahSES
  • 2003 - Bernie O'Brien - Metro HQ
  • 2002 - Monika Nicholson - Collie SES
  • 2001 - Pam Yates - Augusta/Margaret River SES
  • 2000 - Christopher Widmer - Bunbury SES
  • 1999 - Ronald Panting - Albany SES
  • 1998 - Gary Logan - Albany SES
  • 1997 - Christopher Strickland - Mandurah SES
  • 1996 - Graeme Down - Pilbara/Kimberley SES
  • 1995 - Michael Hutchings - Geraldton SES

Team Achievement Award

The collective work of a team or unit is recognised with the Team Achievement Award.

  • 2014 - Karratha and Roebourne SES Units 
  • 2013 - Bayswater SES Bike Team
  • 2012 - Kununurra SES
  • 2011 - Carnarvon SES Unit
  • 2010 - Mandurah SES Training Section
  • 2009 - SES Communication Support Unit
  • 2008 - Goldfields Challenge Working Group Kalgoorlie- Boulder SES
  • 2007 - Karratha Rescue Team
  • 2006 - Eneabba SES
  • 2005 - Newman SES
  • 2004 - Rockingham-Kwinana Tracker Dog Team
  • 2003 - River Ambulance Team Bassendean & Belmont SES
  • 2002 - Road Accident Rescue Team

Youth Achievement Award

Volunteers aged 16 to 25 years who have made a valuable contribution to their unit are recognised with the Youth Achievement Award.

  • 2014 - Meggan Miller, Mandurah SES Unit
  • 2013 - Melusha Robson, Communications Support Unit
  • 2012 - Ben Gardiner - Bussleton SES
  • 2011 - Andrew Treen - Melville SES
  • 2010 - Phillip Hale - Bayswater SES
  • 2009 - Keaton Widmer - Bunbury SES
  • 2008 - Ash Smith - Bayswater SES
  • 2007 - Samuel Dinnison - Rockingham/Kwinana SES
  • 2006 - Ian McMahon - Australind SES
  • 2005 - Andrae Lee Moore - Tom Price SES
  • 2004 - Harold Nicholson - Collie SES
  • 2003 - Stuart Romero - Belmont SES
  • 2002 - Michael Wilcox - Nannup SES
  • 2001 - Greg Mulroney - Pingelly SES
  • 2000 - Annabel Harvey - Albany SES
  • 1999 - Geoffrey Gorham - Northam SES
FESA Outstanding Achievement Medal (FOAM)

The FESA Outstanding Achievement Medal (FOAM) is the highest and most prestigious  internal FESA award. The FOAM recognises outstanding contributions by members of FESA, either over an extended period of time, or in relation to an isolated event, that have helped the organisation to achieve its vision of ‘A Safer Community’.  The FOAM is awarded to FESA members who have performed over and above what would normally be expected of a person in a similar role/situation.
  • 2008 -  Clive  Abell (Posthumous) Bassendean SES and past SESVA President
  • 2008 -  William  (Bill) Mulroney Pingelly SES and past Chair of the SES Consultative Committee
  • 2008 -  James  Regan (Posthumous) Newman SES
  • 2004 -  Ronald Panting Albany SES
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