Australian Fire Service Medal
Roland Scott HILL has completed 30 years with the
Tasmania Fire Service having started as a fire fighter with the Hobart Fire
Brigade in 1968 and progressing through the various ranks to his present
executive position of Regional Officer for
His extensive career experience included the following specialist areas:-
In 1985 he was appointed the first Tasmania Fire Service
Officer to develop and implement specialist Fire Investigation skills into the
Tasmania Fire Service. He now represents
the organisation in this area as a senior executive spokesman at all Fire
Investigation forums both within and outside
His other great interest has been with the Historical Society where his active involvement in promotion and restoration of historical memorabilia relating to the Tasmania Fire Service has required extensive after hours work and travel throughout the State.
His extraordinary ability and commitment to Fire Sr4vice logistics has ensured that the latest technology in fire appliances and all other support vehicles and equipments are now an integral part of the services modern resource capability.
He was awarded the National medal in 1983 and the Clasp in 1993.