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State Emergency Service Awards

2020 SES Awards Finalists have been announced

The State Emergency Service (SES) relies on volunteers who are dedicated and committed to helping keep the community safe. The annual SES Awards are one way of recognising the outstanding efforts of volunteers who have excelled in their service and demonstrated a high level of commitment to the SES.

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

 Youth Achievement Award

  • Jace Bradley, Karratha SES
  • Jeremiah Peters, Mt Barker SES
  • Riley Symington, Mandurah SES

 Team Achievement Award

  • SES Communications Support Unit
  • Kalgoorlie Boulder SES
  • Newman SES

Peter Keillor Award

  • Sigurbjorn (Bjossi) Karason, Karratha SES
  • James MacLean, Northshore SES
  • Tania Millar, Mandurah SES

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
Time: 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


Previous Award Recipients

Youth Achievement Award
Alex Corinaldesi, Cockburn SES (2019)
Sarah Hamilton – Belmont Victoria Park SES (2018)
Brayden Dilley, Kalamunda SES (2017)
Mary-Therese Shanks, Mandurah SES (2016)
Kirsten Beidatsch, Mt Barker SES (2015)

Peter Keillor Award
Simon Davidson, Tom Price SES (2019)
Stephen Faulkner, Wanneroo Joondalup SES (2018)
Robert Palmer, Mundaring SES (2017)
Keith Squibb, Hedland SES (2016)
Jane Campbell, Bayswater SES (2015)

Team Achievement Award
Peel/Harvey Recruitment Team (2019)
National Disaster Rescue Challenge WA SES Team (2018)
Esperance SES Unit (2017)
Bunbury SES Unit (2016)
Manjimup SES Unit (2015)​​​​​​​​​​​​


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