Australian Fire Service Medal
Brian Edward BAKER joined the Hobart Fire Brigade on
On the formation of the State Fire Commission and the single Tasmania Fire Service, Mr Baker was appointed to the newly created position of Regional Chief Officer for Urban Brigades in the Southern Region of Tasmania. He retained his position of Chief Officer, Hobart Fire Brigade.
career, Mr Baker has constantly displayed his concern for the welfare of
firefighters, having actively served as executive of th United Firefighters’
Under his leadership and guidance, the Hobart Fire Brigade ahs made considerable progress and now ranks as one of the finest brigades in the Commonwealth. These qualities of leadership and the professional expertise he has injected into the volunteer urban brigades in the Southern Region over the last 10 years has lifted the operational efficiency, morale and effectiveness of these brigades to a very high level.
Mr Baker would be a most worthy recipient of the Australian Fire Service Medal.