Northern Territory Fire and Rescue service medal

Fire medal
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Background

The Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service Medal and Award is recognition of members who have completed ten years continuous meritorious service in the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service (NTFRS). NTFRS auxiliaries and volunteers who are not paid employees are eligible for the Service Medal after 10 years cumulative service.

Description

The Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service Award will consist of a medal, miniature, ribbon bar and certificate.

Recommendations for Service Medal and Award

The Director, NTFRS may recommend to the Commissioner of Police and CEO Fire and Emergency Services a Fire Officer, including a Volunteer or an Auxiliary Firefighter, for the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service Medal and Award subject to the eligibility criteria outlined below.

For every period of 10 years continuous meritorious service over and above the first 10 years, the Director, NTFRS may recommend that an officer be awarded a bar to the Service Medal.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service Medal and Award, a member must have completed a period of ten years continuous meritorious service as a NTFRS member.

Members may be awarded a clasp for each additional 10 year period of meritorious service (i.e. 20 years, 30 years and 40 years).

NTFRS auxiliaries and volunteers who are not paid employees are eligible for the Service Medal and Award after 10 years cumulative service.

Mounting of Insignia

The Bar is mounted as follows:

Full size medal – 12 mm above the ribbon slot
Miniature medal – 6 mm above the ribbon slot
Ribbon bar – in the centre of the ribbon