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PRESENTATION OF THE 2015 STANHOPE GOLD MEDAL

on Tuesday
24 May 2015,

at The Melbourne Town Hall Cnr Collins & Swanston Streets Melbourne
at 2.15pm

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BRAVERY AWARDS PRESENTATION

on Tuesday
17 May 2016,

at Government House, Adelaide
at 10.30am

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ANNUAL BRAVERY AWARDS PRESENTATION

Tuesday
15 December 2015

Government House, Melbourne at 11.00am

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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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