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DFES Awards

New for 2020 the DFES Awards have been created to recognise and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of operational and corporate employees of DFES.

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.

Congratulations to all the nominees who have been shortlisted as finalists:

 DFES Operational Award for Outstanding Individual Contribution

  • Leon Gardiner, Lower South West Regional Office
  • Nicholas Parry, Shire of Victoria Plains
  • Mark Spatocco, State Operations

 DFES Corporate Awards for Outstanding Individual Contribution

  • Stuart Harding-Colliss, ICT
  • Wendy Rudge, Knowledge and Training Support
  • Shelley Staff, Enterprise Risk Management

2020 Fire and Emergency Services Awards Gala Dinner

The WA Fire and Emergency Service Awards gala dinner will bring together all of our services to showcase outstanding individuals and teams. Awards presented will include Marine Rescue, State Emergency Service, Firefighting awards and DFES awards.

Date: Saturday 17 October 2020
6.30pm – 7.00pm Pre Dinner Drinks
7.30pm – 11:30pm Awards Gala Dinner
Venue:   Crown Ballroom, Crown Perth, Gt Eastern Highway, Burswood
Dress: Semi-formal with miniature medals


Registrations to the Gala Dinner are essential. Please visit the conference website www.wafesconference.com.au to confirm your attendance.

For more information email eventsandawards@dfes.wa.gov.au