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<b>AUSTRALIAN BRAVERY DECORATIONS</b>

The Bravery List comprises four separate awards.

Addresses of police officers are not provided as a matter of policy.

<b>STAR OF COURAGE</b>

Mrs Joanne Margaretha LUCAS, RMB 1 Quaranup Road, Big Grove via Albany, WA

On the morning of 10 May, 2008, Mrs Lucas rescued a man who had been attacked by a shark at Middleton Beach, Albany, Western Australia.

<b>BRAVERY MEDAL</b>

Mr Joshua William DISHON, Blackburn, South Vic

On the morning of 4 September, 2008, Mr Dishon apprehended a man armed with a syringe at Box Hill, Victoria.

Master Jack Ross FOSTER, 35 Grano Street, Ararat, Vic

During the night of 18 May, 2008, Jack Foster assisted his father who was assaulted in their home at Ararat, Victoria.

Mr Dion GREY, Blackburn Vic

On the morning of 4 September, 2008, Mr Grey helped apprehend a man armed with a syringe at Box Hill, Victoria.

Mr Jason Graeme GULLY, deceased, Late of McCrae, Vic

Late on the night of 28 November 2004, Mr Gully attempted to prevent an armed robbery at a club in Keysborough, Victoria.

Mr Moomooga Tiatia HARRIS, 17 Sacras Court, Sydenham, Vic

During the early hours of the morning of 2 May 2007, Mr Harris detained an armed offender at a hotel in Taylors Lakes, Victoria.

Mr Daniel Chan JOHNSON, Westend Qld

On the morning of 26 December, 2003, Mr Johnson confronted a man armed with a knife at West End, Brisbane.

Ms Jacqueline JOHNSTON, Balmoral Qld

On the morning of 8 April, 2005, Ms Johnston intervened during an attack on a woman by a male offender armed with a knife at a shopping centre in Brisbane.

Petty Officer Greg James LANGSHAW, Baldivis WA

Details not released.

Constable Paul Thomas MASON, Queensland Police

During the early morning of 27 May, 2007, Constable Mason helped rescue a woman from a burning vehicle at Maryborough, Queensland.

Chief Petty Officer Rohan Kenneth PUGH, Secret Harbour, WA

Details not released.

Mr Kyle George QUINLAN, Sunshine Coast, Qld

On the morning of 7 March, 2007, Mr Quinlan (then Leading Aircraftman) rescued passengers from a plane crash at Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Leading Seaman Steven Brett ROWELL, Woolooware, NSW

Details not released.

Mr Allan Farley SMALL, 19 North Gate Way, Wyndham Vale, Vic

On the morning of 8 April, 2008, Mr Small rescued a woman from a burning house at Wyndham Vale, Victoria.

Mr Paul Richard UDINGA, Walyunga National Park, WA

During a series of rescue events, beginning in the early hours of 2 April, 2004, Mr Udinga was involved in the rescue of an injured woman from the flooded Hancock Gorge in the remote Karijini National Park, Western Australia.

Mr Xinkang WANG, Sydney, NSW

On 5 March 2008, Mr Wang assisted in the rescue of hostages detained by a man armed with explosives on a bus at Xi'an China.

Mr John Macleay WEST, 738 Birthamba Road, Budda, Qld

During the early morning of 27 May, 2007, Mr West helped rescue a woman from a burning vehicle at Maryborough, Queensland.

Mrs Jeanette Margaret WILKINS, Castlereagh, NSW

On 5 March, 2008, Mrs Wilkins assisted in the rescue of hostages detained by a man armed with explosives on a bus at Xi'an, China.

Mr David Kevin WILLIAMS, 430 Paracombe Road, Paracombe, SA

On the afternoon of 29 April, 2007, Mr Williams rescued a man from a burning house at Hope Valley, South Australia.

<b>COMMENDATION FOR BRAVE CONDUCT</b>

Mr Stewart John ATCHISON, Geelong, Vic

On the afternoon of 29 July, 2008, Mr Atchison assisted in rescuing an elderly woman from an attack at a Noosa Heads beach, Queensland.

Mr David John BEVAN-LEWIS, Vic

On the afternoon of 29 April, 2007, Mr Bevan-Lewis assisted in the rescue of a man from a burning house at Hope Valley, South Australia.

Mr Alfred BOGE, C/- Pacific Casino, PO Box 1298, Honiara, Solomon Islands

During riots in Honiara, Solomon Islands in April 2006, Mr Boge was actively involved in defending the Pacific Casino Hotel and protecting and rescuing guests.

Mr Steven Feruccio BRESCACIN, Kalamunda, WA

Details not released.

Mr Kent Francis BROTHERTON, Bundoora, Vic

On the afternoon of 14 May, 2007, Mr Brotherton assisted in the rescue of three people from a burning house at Mount Waverley, Victoria.

Mr Leslie Ross BURNLEY, Helena Valley, WA

On the morning of 4 October, 2007, Mr Burnley assisted with the rescue of a woman from a burning vehicle at Lesmurdie, Western Australia.

Mr Pascal CABOOTER, Oostende, Belgium

On the afternoon of 3 September, 2001, Mr Cabooter assisted in the rescue of two people thrown from a boat into rough seas near Neptune Islands, South Australia.

Mr Sean CAVANAGH, Heritage Park, Qld

During the afternoon of 4 October, 2005, Mr Cavanagh rescued up to 150 Iraqi soldiers from a burning army tent city at An Numaniyah, Iraq.

Mrs Mary Margaret COSH, Acacia Ridge, Qld

Details not released.

Ms Maureen Mary CRAWFORD, 1 Coral Crescent, Dubbo, NSW

On the afternoon of 22 September, 2004, Ms Crawford rescued a pilot from an aircraft after it crash landed near Coonamble, New South Wales.

Mr Kenneth Sydney DACOMB, Cavendish, Vic

On the morning of 10 April, 2006, Mr Dacomb confronted and chased a man armed with a knife following an incident at a pharmacy at Hamilton, Victoria.

Mr Ricky James DARE, Fortitude Valley, Qld

In the early hours of 4 January, 2005, Mr Dare assisted in the rescue of a man from a burning car at North Hobart, Tasmania.

Mr Harold Oscar DOYLE, Qld

Details not released.

Mr Cossie John DOYLE, Qld During the night of 13 February, 2008, Mr Doyle assisted in a rescue attempt in floodwaters near Gogango, Queensland.

Mr Neale Michael DUNPHY BM, "Roselea", Gogango, Qld

During the night of 13 February, 2008, Mr Dunphy assisted in a rescue attempt in floodwaters near Gogango, Queensland.

Mr Paul David EUSTANCE, The Gardens, NT

On the morning of 2 October, 2005, Mr Eustace assisted a man who had been assaulted at Darwin, Northern Territory.

Mr Mathew John FROUDE, Noosaville, Qld

On the afternoon of 29 July, 2008, Mr Froude assisted in rescuing an elderly woman from a vicious attack at Noosa Heads beach, Queensland.

Senior Constable Ian Frederick GOETHS, Queensland Police

On the morning of 26 December, 2003, Senior Constable Goeths apprehended a man who had stabbed four people in a series of incidents at West End, Brisbane.

Mr Steven Lance GUNSER, 42 Barbarigo Bend, Aveley, WA

During riots in Honiara, Solomon Islands in April 2006, Mr Gunser was actively involved in defending the Pacific Casino Hotel and protecting and rescuing guests.

Mr Paul Christopher HARRINGTON, Morphett Vale, SA

During the night of 5 December, 2008, Mr Harrington rescued a man from a burning house at Morphett Vale, South Australia.

Mr Paul James HEENAN, 16 Diana Street, Underwood, Qld

On the morning of 15 February, 2007, Mr Heenan rescued a man from a burning truck on the Gateway Arterial Road at Logan Motorway Overpass, Brisbane, Queensland.

Mr Robert HIRSCH, 412 Freeman Road, Richlands, Qld

In the early hours of 16 October, 2004, Mr Hirsch rescued friends from a vehicle accident on the Centenary Highway, Sandy Creek, Queensland.

Mr Glen Philip INGRAM, Vic

During the evening of 2 December, 2007, Mr Ingram rescued a man caught in a rip at the Koonya back beach, Sorrento, Victoria

Mr Bradley John KIDD, Delaneys Creek, Qld

During riots in Honiara, Solomon islands in April 2006, Mr Kidd was actively involved in defending the Pacific Casino Hotel and protecting and rescuing guests.

Mr John Gerard KILDUFF, PO Box 124, Yarrambat, Vic

On the afternoon of 14 May, 2007, Mr Kilduff assisted in the rescue of three people from a burning house at Mount Waverley, Victoria.

Sergeant Damion Clifford KING, 11 Sago Court, Durack, NT

On the morning of 19 February, 2008, Sergeant King attempted the rescue of two army drivers from a vehicle submerged in floodwaters at Corroboree Park, Northern Territory.

Mr David Anthony KING, Lesmurdie, WA

On the morning of 4 October, 2007, Mr King assisted with the rescue of a woman from a burning vehicle at Lesmurdie, Western Australia.

Mr Steven KLADARIC, 23 Sturt Court, Taylors Lakes, Vic

During the evening of 2 December, 2007, Mr Kladaric went to the rescue of a man caught in a rip at Koonya back beach, Sorrento, Victoria.

Mr Eugene Terrance KUDRAY, Lesmurdie, WA

On the morning of 4 October, 2007, Mr Kudray assisted with the resuce of a woman from a burning vehicle at Lesmurdie, Western Australia.

Mr Benjamin MCGUIRE, Doonan, Qld

On the afternoon of 29 July, 2008, Mr McGuire assisted in rescuing an elderly woman from a vicious attack at a Noosa Heads beach, Queensland.

Mr Benjamin Thomas MARION, Middlemount, Qld

During the night of 13 February, 2008, Mr Marion assisted in a rescue attempt in floodwaters near Gogango, Queensland.

Mr John Reginald MASSEY, Qld

Details not released.

Senior Constable Andrew James MAYFIELD, NSW Police

On the morning of 25 November, 2007, Senior Constable Mayfield rescued a woman attempting to jump from a hotel balcony, Sydney, NSW.

Mr Levi PERRY, 8 Winton Crescent, High Wycombe, WA

On the morning of 1 July, 2007, Mr Perry rescued a woman from an assault in East Melbourne, Victoria.

Mr Ross Edward PETTIT, PO Box 346, Bribie Island, Qld

In the early afternoon of 14 December, 2007, Mr Pettit rescued a woman from a submerged vehicle on Bribie Island, Queensland.

Mr James Martin REGAN, deceased, Late of Newman, WA

During the morning of 2 April, 2004, Mr Regan attempted the rescue of an injured woman from Hancock Gorge in the remote Karijini National Park, Western Australia.

Mr Clancy Jade ROBERTS, NSW

In the early hours of 4 January, 2005, Mr Roberts assisted in the rescue of a man from a burning car at North Hobart, Tasmania.

Mr Michael William RUSSELL, Qld

Details nor released.

Mr Piero SIDOTI, 8/9 Waxman Parade, West Brunswick, Vic

During the morning of 25 May, 2008, Mr Sidoti rescued a woman trapped in an upturned vessel at the St Kilda Marina, Victoria.

Mr Shawn Scott THORNTON, 109 Main Street, Wooli, NSW

On the afternoon of 20 December, 2006, Mr Thornton rescued a man from rough waters after he had been thrown from his boat at Wooli, NSW.

Ms Janet Ann VAISEY, Qld

Details not released

Senior Constable Richard Paul WELLS, Western Australia Police

During the afternoon of 18 April, 2008, Senior Constable Wells attempted the rescue of a man from rough surf at Shoalwater, Western Australia.

<b>GROUP BRAVERY CITATION</b>

Awardees comprise several crew members from the 35 Water Transport Squadron attached to the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition.

Kenneth Stanley BARRINGTON

Philip Wharton CLARK

Dudley Raymond CROWE

Timothy GAY

Gregory Dale KENNY

Alistair Andrew SCOTT

On the night of 3 December 1987, several crew members from the 35 Water Transport Squadron rescued passengers and crew from the Nella Dan and transported them to Macquarie Island.

The West Australian

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