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BRAVERY AWARDS PRESENTATION

Thursday
10 April 2014

at Government House,
Adelaide

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ANNUAL BRAVERY AWARDS PRESENTATION

Friday
4 April 2014

at Government House,
Perth

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Thirty (30) people of Victoria were presented with bravery awards of The Royal Humane Society of Australasia.

Friday
6 December 2013

at Government House,
Melbourne

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Origins of the Society

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The formation of this society was first publicity suggested in a letter written by Mr John Wilks,

referring to the loss of life and selfless heroism displayed at the wreck of the Pilot Schooner "Rip", and published in the "Argus" 24 July 1873, under the nom de plume "Nero".

Preliminary meetings having been held at the instance of the Hon. George S. Coppin, M.L.C, the Society was formally inaugurated as the Victorian Humane Society at a public meeting in the Town Hall, Melbourne, presided over by the Right Worshipful the Mayor, Alderman J. McIllwraith, on 28 September 1874, just one hundred years ....Read More

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John Maynard

President

Distribution of Awards of The Royal Humane Society of
Australasia by the Acting Governor, Sir W Robinson,
Melbourne - Oct 1889.

Sue Cutler

Secretary

Classes of award

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Clarke Gold Medal

Clarke Silver Medal

Gold Medal

Silver Medal

Bronze Medal

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