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Defence Honours & Awards

Australian Awards

National Emergency Medal

The National Emergency Medal was approved in October 2011 for award to members of eligible organisations or individuals who rendered qualifying service in response to nationally significant emergencies within Australia.

Administration

The medal is administered by the Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat at Government House which provides a Secretariat to the National Emergency Medal Committee.

Source Documents

Letters Patent and Regulations (Gazette S169) of 28 October 2011 [PDF] [Word]

Further Information

Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat

Application

Application / Nomination forms are available from www.gg.gov.au .

Forms are to be submitted to nem@gg.gov.au

All enquiries are to be directed to:

Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat
Government House
Canberra ACT 2600

Telephone: 02 6283 3604

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