Gallantry Awards

Girl Guides Australia has three Awards for Gallantry and Bravery, please read the Descriptors and Delegation Guidelines below for each award.

To nominate an adult or youth member please complete the AW.10 GALLANTRY AWARD NOMINATION FORM 

The nomination of, and recommendation for, the Award is made without the knowledge of the recipient.

The completed form must be sent to the State Awards Committee for consideration.

 

TitleBronze Cross
Scope of RecognitionAdult Members
Descriptor:For an act of courage or great heroism, facing considerable risk to her own life.
Who can make the application for an Adult Member to receive this badge?Any Adult Member of a State Girl Guide Organisation or an individual member of Girl Guides Australia.
Who can endorse the application?The relevant Manager, Chairperson, or Commissioner of the nominee who has the most relevant or recent knowledge and awareness of their actions in connection with this application.
Who verifies the application?State Awards Committees or National Awards Commissioner.
Insignia

Metal Badge Member plus certificate

Bronze Maltese Cross Suspended on a red ribbon from a bronze bar inscribed with the words ‘For Gallantry’

 

 

TitleSilver Cross
Scope of RecognitionYouth Member
Descriptor:For an act of courage or great heroism, facing considerable risk to her own life.
Who can make the application for an Adult Member to receive this badge?Any Adult Member of a State Girl Guide Organisation or an individual member of Girl Guides Australia.
Who can endorse the application?The relevant Manager, Chairperson, or Commissioner of the nominee who has the most relevant or recent knowledge and awareness of their actions in connection with this application.
Who verifies the application?State Awards Committees or National Awards Commissioner.
Insignia

Metal Badge Member plus certificate

Silver Maltese Cross Suspended on a blue ribbon from a silver bar inscribed with the words ‘For Gallantry’

 

TitleGilt Cross
Scope of RecognitionYouth and Adult Member
Descriptor:For an act of courage by any member where the risk to her own life has not been great.
Who can make the application for an Adult Member to receive this badge?Any Adult Member of a State Girl Guide Organisation or an individual member of Girl Guides Australia.
Who can endorse the application?The relevant Manager, Chairperson, or Commissioner of the nominee who has the most relevant or recent knowledge and awareness of their actions in connection with this application.
Who verifies the application?State Awards Committees or National Awards Commissioner.
Insignia

Metal Badge Member plus certificate

Gilt Maltese Cross Suspended on a green ribbon from a gilt bar.

 

Last Modified: 27/07/17 at 10:09 AM