Commendation for Brave Conduct

Commendation for Brave Conduct

Commendation for Brave Conduct

Significance

The Commendation for Brave Conduct is conferred for an act of bravery that is worthy of recognition.

It is the fourth highest Australian Bravery Decoration

History

Australian Bravery Decorations date from the establishment of the Australian honours system in February 1975. The Group Bravery Citation was added in 1990.

The decorations recognise acts of bravery by members of the community.

There are four levels of decoration:

There is also the Group Bravery Citation an award for a group of people involved in a single incident.

Recipients

Maureen Crawford was awarded the Commendation for Brave Conduct in 2009

Glenn Taylor was awarded the Commendation for Brave Conduct in 2005

Andrew Clark was awarded the Commendation for Brave Conduct in 2003

Medal Design

The Commendation for Brave Conduct is a silver gilt sprig of mimosa mounted on a blood-red backing ribbon.