National Police Bravery Awards

Exceptional acts in exceptional circumstances

The National Police Bravery Awards nominations are now open.

This award has been developed for police by police and nominations are sought from officers across the country. While police work is inherently dangerous ... some acts stand out.

Do you know someone who has performed an exceptional act in exceptional circumstances?


  • The nominee must be a sworn police officer from an Australian police jurisdiction
  • Nominees must have undertaken an outstanding act of courage or bravery, by selflessly putting themselves in harms way to protect others, going well beyond the call of duty.
  • Were feasible the incident should have occurred in the past twelve months, however exceptions could include if the matter is subjudice or if other unavoidable delays have occurred.

The online nomination form is available at and close on 30 June 2024. The National Police Bravery Awards will be presented on 17 September 2024.

The National Police Bravery Awards are an initiative of the POLICE FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA.

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