Public Service Medal

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The Public Service Medal is awarded to Australian public servants who have consistently performed demanding jobs to the highest standards and have made a major contribution to the Australian community.

Introduced in 1989, the Public Service Medal is a civil decoration awarded to Australian public servants for outstanding service, innovation, leadership and achievement in more efficient processes.

Recipients of the Public Service Medal are entitled to use the post-nominal ‘PSM’.

Nominations are sought twice a year to coincide with the Queen’s Birthday honours and Australia Day honours. All nomination forms are to be forwarded to nominations@afp.gov.au.

Learn more about this award (Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia website).

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