AUSTRALIAN FIRE SERVICE MEDAL
Scott Douglas Clarke
Volunteer Second Officer, Burnie Fire Brigade
Tasmania Fire Service
Scott Clark joined the Tasmania Fire Service as a junior with the Queenstown Fire Brigade on the 20 of February 1980. Since then Scott has remained an active member with the TFS involved in brigades at Queenstown, Beaconsfield, Burnie and Ridgley, serving 38 years’ service as a dedicated member.
Scott has been committed to the WH&S of TFS volunteers with his membership in committees such as WH&S Representative Cape Country, Central Health and Safety Committee, State Vice President of the TRVFA and at local brigade levels as the OH&S Officer.
Scott has also shown a passion for training and has been an active Volunteer Training Officer since 2007 and now demonstrates that passion with the development of our junior firefighters, the future of the TFS as a Junior Coordinator for the Ridgley Fire Brigade.
Scott's commitment not only to the TFS but to volunteering in general has seen him heavily involved in TFS events such as the annual TFS State Fire Brigades Competitions and as a committee member of the TFS/SES State Conference representing the TRVFA (Tasmanian Retained Volunteer Firefighter Association).
Scott is also on the organizing committee and judge for the Tasmanian Minerals Emergency Response Committee which is the peak body representing emergency response across the State's mining and mineral processing industry representing the TFS.
Scott is also the North West Delegate of the Australasian Institute of Emergency Services.