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Firefighting Awards

The Firefighting Awards acknowledge Western Australian firefighters, across all firefighting services, who have gone beyond the call of duty and excelled in their service to the community.

Award recipients for 2018 were announced at a special WA Fire and Emergency Services Awards Ceremony on Friday 7 September.

The recipients of the 2018 Firefighting Awards are:

WA Career Fire and Rescue Service Award
  • Phil Brandrett – District Officer, Lower South West Regional Office

  • WA Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Award
  • Gyula Bogar – Boyup Brook Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service

  • Murray Lang Bush Fire Service of WA Award
  • Bradley Warr – Dwellingup Bush Fire Brigade

  • WA Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services Award
  • Chris Unstead – Bullsbrook Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service

  • Team Achievement Award
  • Tom Price Bush Fire Brigade/Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service

For more information on the 2018 award winners see the Firefighting Awards media release.


Previous Award Recipients

Team Achievement Award
Argyle Irishtown Bush Fire Brigade (2017)

WA Career Fire and Rescue Service Award
Andrew Seuren, Regional Operations Support Officer, South Coastal (2017)
Stuart Parks, Midland Career Fire and Rescue (2016)
Martin Cable, Station Officer Kalgoorlie Fire Station (2015)

Youth Achievement Award
Struan Graham, Wanneroo Central Bush Fire Brigade (2016)
Matthew Holland, Witchcliffe Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Service (2015)
Kellie Bullen, Broome Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service (2014)

Western Australian Fire and Emergency Services Award
Richard Oman, Fitzroy Crossing Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service (2017)
Jack Jones, Onslow Volunteer Emergency Services Unit (2016)
Frazer McGregor & Sandra Lymbery, Coral Bay Volunteer Fire and Emergency Service (2015)

WA Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Award
Warren Schofield, Derby Fire and Rescue Service (2017)
Anthony Crudeli, Mullewa Fire and Rescue Service (2016)
Deirdre Marchese, Kambalda Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service (2015)

Murray Lang Bush Fire Service of WA Award
Will Carmody, Cascade Bush Fire Brigade (2017)
Blake Halford, Gibson Bush Fire Brigade (2016)
Terri Kowal, Bunbury Bush Fire Brigade (2015)​​​​​​

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