Michael Wayne Brown



Michael Brown commenced employment as a Cadet Rural Fire Officer with the Rural Fires Board on the 9 February 1977.


He has served in a number of positions in the Tasmania Fire Service over his career in both training and operational positions where he has gained wide experience.  Michael has made considerable contributions in every position he has held.  Two of is most notable recent achievements have been in the introduction of personal protective clothing systems and overseeing the Tasmania Fire Service capability to undertake urban search and rescue.


He is currently the Brigade Chief of Launceston Fire Brigade, a position he has held since 1995.  He is a valued member of the Executive Management Team and is the Chair of a number of standing committees.


He was awarded the National Medal in 1992 and the Clasp to the Medal in 2002.