Nominations are now closed for the 2024 National Police Bravery Awards. The recipient of the Award will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Melbourne on Tuesday 17 September 2024.


To access the nomination form click here.



This award has been developed for police by police in 2018 and nominations are now sought from officers across the country.

While police work is inherently dangerous…some actions stand out.

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

Past winners can be viewed at National Police Bravery Awards – Police Week (



1. The nominee must be a sworn police officer from an Australian police jurisdiction.

2. 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.

3. Where 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.



If you have any questions, please email [email protected]. Thank you.