Royal Life Saving Bravery Awards

A group of pool lifeguards holding their Bravery Awards on a grassed area at Kings Park

Recognising Our Brave Heroes of Rescue & Resuscitation

Dan Holman and Marie McDonald holding their Bravery Awards, standing with Zac Best whose life they savedThe Royal Life Saving Bravery Awards are designed to recognise and acknowledge the efforts and actions of everyday people within the community who have performed a rescue and/or resuscitation, applying their knowledge to save another’s life.

Two of the recipients in 2018 were Dan Holman and Marie MacDonald, who jumped out of their cars on the Mitchell Freeway to assist a motorcyclist who had been knocked off his bike in peak hour traffic. Dan and Marie's efforts saved 18 year old Zac Best's life!

This is just one example of heroism demonstrated by everyday lifesavers all over WA – if you know of someone who deserves recognition for an act of bravery, nominate them today!

Do You Know Someone Who Deserves a Bravery Award?

Nominations can be made by anyone who has information about the incident, anytime of the year. Individuals can be nominated for brave acts that occur in any environment and those who have demonstrated use of qualifications such as resuscitation awards, senior first aid, bronze medallion, pool lifeguard etc.

The Royal Life Saving Society WA Honours and Awards Committee assesses each nomination and awards acts that meet one of the five criteria. Every action is courageous, as is the person behind the action. So why not become a part of something inspiring?

Nominations Now Open

You can nominate someone for a Royal Life Saving Bravery Award by filling in this form.




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