Welcome to the The Australian Bravery Association Website
Co-Patrons of the Australian Bravery Association
Australia's 25th Governor-General Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC and His Excellency Mr Michael Bryce AM AE
Co-Patrons of the Australian Bravery Association. Click here to read their biographies.
Roll-over image Keith Payne VC and Trooper Donaldson VC.
Australian Bravery and Gallantry Decorations recognise acts of bravery gallantry by members of the community and the Australian Defence Organisation. They selflessly put themselves in jeopardy to protect the life, property or the enviornment. to learn more about Australian Bravery Decorations Click Here. Bravery or gallantry differs from fortitude in a crisis situation. Bravery is a deliberate choice to go from a place of safety to danger or remain in a perilous position to provide help.The Australian Bravery Association membership consists of all recipients of an Australian or Imperial Honour or Award for Bravery or Gallantry. This extends to other official groups who confer awards in recognition for Bravery or Gallantry such as Police Services, Fire Services and Royal Humane / Life Saving Society’s etc. Recipients of these awards are welcome as members. Other classes of membership are open to recipient’s families.