Each year Royal Life Saving Society NSW presents Commendation Awards to those people who have displayed outstanding initiative, expertise, and empathy towards their fellow human beings by applying lifesaving skills in emergency situations and sometimes at risk to themselves.
We were extremely honoured to have our Patron, Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AC KC Governor of New South Wales host the Ceremony at Government House Sydney on Friday 24 February 2023.
18 Certificates of Commendation were presented to members of the general public and NSW Police Awards to officers of the New South Wales Police Force at the ceremony.
1. Mr Michael Lendrum
2. Mr Peter Lendrum
3. Mr Tim Lendrum
4. Mr Mathew Savage
5. Mr Tate Dee
6. Ms Jude Hayman
7. Ms Rita McIver
8. Mr Julian Linquest Pye
9. Mr Jerome Golledge
10. Mr Craig Felstein
NSW POLICE AWARD
11. Sergeant Michael McClafferty
12. Senior Constable Peter Heginbotham
13. Leading Senior Constable Victor Suarez
14. Senior Constable Todd Mackay
15. Senior Constable David Coyle
16. Chief Inspector William McKenna
17. Leading Senior Constable Simon Alexander
18. Senior Constable Thomas Knight
We thank and honour the incredible efforts of these 18 recipients and all those nominated whose courage and selflessness is truly remarkable.
To learn more about these extraordinary individuals please refer to our 2023 Commendations Awards Ceremony booklet below.