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Honours and Awards

QFES values, supports and promotes the appropriate recognition of its workforce, paid and volunteer, across the department for their bravery, dedication and outstanding service above and beyond what is expected in their roles.
There are many honours and awards that our workforce, paid and volunteer, may be eligible for. These can be national, state or QFES awards.

Nominations Open:

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Closing Date

Further Info

SES Meritorious Service Medal

On going

Nomination form


QFES Honours and Awards Booklet

booklet-image.pngThis booklet outlines the honours and awards members of the QFES workforce, paid and volunteer, are eligible for that are administered by QFES. The booklet contains:

  • eligibility criteria for honours and awards

  • policy and nomination procedures for honours and awards

  • visual representation of each honour and award

  • protocols for the wearing of honours and awards.

QFES is redesigning a number of its medals to include the QFES crest. This booklet will be updated throughout 2017 to include the new medals as they are released.

New medal releases will also be announced on this page. ​​​

(Online Version | PDF Version)

There are many other honours and awards available that are not administered by the department, including the QBANK Everyday Heroes Awards.

Nomination forms

There are specific nomination forms for ea​ch award to ensure compliance with award eligibility criteria and applicable approval process. Nomination forms are accessible from the link below.

>>> QFES Honours and Awards Nominations​

QFES Honour Roll

QFES aims to ensure that due respect is observed to its employees and their families in the event of a death of a member of QFES. The department provides recognition of operational personnel killed in the line of duty by formal notification on the Honour Roll.

QFES Artefacts

The Honours and Awards team hold a​ stock of QFES Plaques and Challenge Coins for use as gifts on behalf of QFES. These items are available for distribution through each executive office.

When and How to Wear Medals

For information on When and How to wear your medals, please see the Honours and Awards booklet.


If you have any questions about Honours or Awards please email