Commendation for Brave Conduct

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Commendation for Brave Conduct
Commendation for Brave Conduct (Australia) medal.png

Commendation for Brave Conduct (Australia) ribbon.png
Medal and ribbon
Awarded by Australia
Type Medal
Eligibility Australian Citizen
Awarded for an act of bravery that is worthy of recognition[1]
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 1975
Last awarded 2014 Bravery Honours
Total awarded 1,462[2]
Order of Wear
Next (higher) Commendation for Gallantry[3]
Next (lower) Commendation for Distinguished Service[3]
Related Cross of Valour
Star of Courage
Bravery Medal
Group Bravery Citation

The Commendation for Brave Conduct is a bravery decoration awarded to Australians. It is awarded for an act of bravery that is worthy of recognition. The Commendation for Brave Conduct was created in February 1975. The decorations recognise acts of bravery by members of the community who selflessly put themselves in jeopardy to protect the lives or property of others. It is ranked fourth in the Australian bravery decoration in the Australian Honours System.[1]

Description[edit]

The Commendation for Brave Conduct is a silver gilt sprig of mimosa mounted on a blood-red backing ribbon.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Commendation for Brave Conduct". It's an Honour. Australian Government. Retrieved 23 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Medal Yearbook 2013. Honiton, Devon: Token. 2013. p. 388. ISBN 978-1-908-828-00-2. 
  3. ^ a b "The Order of Wearing of Australian Honours and Awards". It's an Honour. Australian Government. Retrieved 23 January 2013.