Australian Fire Service Medal
William John BURKE joined the Hobart Fire Brigade as a volunteer in 1956. He joined as career firefighter in 1958 and has risen to the rank of Superintendent.
Bill has been a totally dedicated and committed officer of the Tasmania Fire Service and his career has included.
· State Fire Commission Superannuation Scheme – Active member (Foundation member) of the Advisory Committee.
· Fire Service Advisory Council – United Firefighters Union representative.
Bill has also made a substantial contribution to the Fire Service’s role with hazardous chemicals and is a substantial collector of Fire Service memorabilia.