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DFES Awards

DFES Awards 2021 finalists

These awards recognise and acknowledge the outstanding individual contribution of Department of Fire and Emergency Services operational and corporate employees.

Congratulations to the 2021 finalists:

DFES Operational Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution

  • Shaun Champ, Metropolitan North Coastal Regional Office
  • Andrew Thompson, Lower South West Regional Office
  • Mathew Reimer, Goldfields Midlands Regional Office (Northam)

DFES Corporate Awards for Outstanding Individual Contribution

  • Jon Kirk, Operational Research and Development
  • Dexter Chatterton, Information and Communication Technology
  • Nicola O'Callaghan, Marine Services

2021 WA Fire and Emergency Services Awards gala dinner

The WA Fire and Emergency Service Awards gala dinner brings together all services to showcase outstanding individuals and teams. Winners will be announced for all WAFES Awards covering the DFES, Marine Rescue, State Emergency Service and Firefighting awards.

  • Date: Saturday 11 September 2021
  • Time: 6.30pm – 7.00pm Pre-dinner drinks
    7.00pm – 11.30pm Awards gala dinner and presentation
  • Venue: Crown Ballroom, Crown Perth
  • Dress: Semi-formal with miniature medals

Further information on registering to attend the event will be announced soon.


Previous Award Recipients

Operational Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution
Mark Spatocco, Communications Centre (2020)

Corporate Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution
Shelley Staff, Enterprise Risk Management​​​ (2020)​​​​​​​​​