AUSTRALIAN FIRE SERVICE MEDAL
Trevor Kingston joined the Tasmania Fire Service Smithton Volunteer Fire Brigade in 1974 commencing in the position of volunteer firefighter.† In 1978 he was elected by his peers to the position of Deputy Brigade Chief and in 1995 his fellow members demonstrated their confidence in his leadership by promoting him to Brigade Chief; the present he still hold today.
As Brigade Chief, Trevor leads a strong and dedicated brigade that is well supported by skilled and committed firefighters.† Smithton is a relatively isolated township with a variety of residential, industrial and tourism assets in the community and under Trevorís leadership, the brigade has a respectful record of providing effective fire and emergency response both in Smithton and in support to brigades in the surrounding areas.
The Smithton community has benefitted greatly from Trevorís leadership of their Fire Brigade over many years.
He received the National Medal in 1989 and his first clasp in 1999.