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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]

Commendation for Brave Conduct
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Medal
Awarded by Australia
EligibilityAustralian Citizen
Awarded for"an act of bravery that is worthy of recognition"[1]
StatusCurrently awarded
Statistics
Established1975
Last awarded26 March 2017
Total awarded1,613[2]
Order of Wear
Next (higher)Commendation for Gallantry[3]
Next (lower)Commendation for Distinguished Service[3]
RelatedCross of Valour
Star of Courage
Bravery Medal
Group Bravery Citation
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Ribbon

DescriptionEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 978-1-908828-00-2.
  3. ^ a b "The Order of Wearing of Australian Honours and Awards" (PDF). It's an Honour. Australian Government. Retrieved 23 January 2013.