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DFES Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2020 DFES Awards.

The DFES Awards have been created to recognise and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of operational and corporate DFES employees.

Uniformed operational staff who work in areas such as Natural Hazards, Comcen, Marine Services and Area/District Officers are eligible for the DFES Operational Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution.

Corporate staff who have made a significant difference with their hard work and dedication to duty will be eligible to be nominated for the DFES Corporate Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution.

Emergency services volunteers registered with DFES, DFES employees and members of the public can nominate through the nomination website nomination website.

Nominations close 4pm Thursday 13 July 2020.

Award Categories
Awards will be presented in the following two categories:

DFES Operational Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution.
This is awarded to an operational DFES employee who has made an outstanding contribution to the emergency services in the past year.

DFES Corporate Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution.
Awarded to a DFES employee who has shown dedication to their role beyond normal expectation in the past 12 months.

Award Criteria
Award nominees must meet at least one of the following criteria to be eligible:

  • Dedication to duty beyond normal expectations.
  • Kindness, understanding, compassion or courage in the line of duty.
  • Demonstrated leadership, reliability, dependability and teamwork.
  • Helped develop or implement a new idea or initiative.

Award Ceremony
Award recipients will be announced at a ceremony to be held at a later date.

Award Enquiries
For more further information please see the DFES Awards Guidelines or contact the Awards Coordinator via eventsandawards@dfes.wa.gov.au