Defence Honours & Awards is part of the Defence People Group.
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.
The medal is administered by the Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat at Government House which provides a Secretariat to the National Emergency Medal Committee.
The following clasps have been issued for the medal:
Until a Declaration has been published, Defence will not be accepting any applications for Operation Bushfire Assist 2019-2020 and cannot provide further information on eligibility or application process. In the interim all members should ensure that their Op Logs and Activity Logs are complete and correct. This information will be used to identify eligible members.
All enquiries are to be directed to:
Australian Honours and Awards Secretariat
Canberra ACT 2600
Telephone: 02 6283 3604