Australian Fire Service Medal







Errol Gleeson joined the Deloraine Fire Brigade in March 1977 as a volunteer fire-fighter.  In November 1990 he was appointed Second Officer of the brigade.  He was elevated to Brigade Chief in May 1996. The position he held until he resigned to take up the position of Group Officer.


As Group Officer Errol works tirelessly in support of the Meander Group of Brigades.  he has been a Fire Permit Officer for 7 years as well as serving as a member of the Western Tiers Fire Management area Committee.  Errol provides training to volunteer brigades as a casually paid instructor.


He was awarded the National Medal in June 1991 and the First Clasp in 2000.