Commissioner's Medal for Innovation

  • Obverse side
    Obverse side
  • Reverse side
    Reverse side

The Commissioner’s Medal for Innovation is awarded to individuals for outstanding innovation in pursuit of the AFP’s core business outcomes and encompassing corporate values to the highest level.

The Commissioner’s Medal for Innovation is awarded to individuals if they have demonstrated excellence through innovation in the pursuit of the AFP's core business outcomes and encompassing corporate values to the highest level.

The award was retired in 2017 and was reintroduced in 2021.

Design

The Commissioner’s Medal for Innovation is a circular antique bronze medal suspended from a pivoting scroll ribbon with a laurel suspension bar. The obverse depicts a stylised Indigenous x-ray image of the AFP platypus symbol. Around the rim is the text ’COMMISSIONER’S MEDAL FOR INNOVATION’. The reverse depicts a simplified outer wreath of laurel leaves within which the recipient’s name is engraved.

The medal ribbon has three thin central stipes of dark blue representing police, flanked by four thin stripes of white, representing integrity and peace. The outer light blue stripe represents the AFP police uniform.

Nomination

If you wish to nominate an individual, visit the nomination portal.

For people outside the AFP who wish to nominate an individual email nominations@afp.gov.au.

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