Four Marine Rescue NSW volunteers from the Evans Head unit have received National Emergency Medals for their service during the 2019/20 bushfire emergency.
Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan presented the medals to Deputy Unit Commander Jim Roberts, Kira Hartland, Kerrie Exley and Ken Exley at the Marine Rescue Evans Head base.
Marine Rescue NSW Acting Northern Zone Commander John Murray also attended the ceremony and congratulated the members for their service.
“This group of Marine Rescue NSW volunteers are extremely dedicated to community and I thank them for their commitment to service.
“Not only in assisting boaters on the Northern Rivers but for going above and beyond during the bushfire emergency,” Acting Northern Zone Commander Murray said.
Marine Rescue NSW is a volunteer based not-for-profit professional organisation dedicated to keeping boaters safe on the water and supporting local communities.
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