Public Service Medal Australia Day honours list 2021

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Three Western Australians receive the prestigious Public Service Medal for their hard work and dedication to their communities.
Public Service Medal Australia Day honours list 2021

Three outstanding Western Australians have received the prestigious Public Service Medal for their hard work and dedication to their communities.

The award recognises employees at local, state and federal levels of government who have shown outstanding service whether through innovation, leadership or achievement.

The recipients are:

Police Chaplain Keith Carmody, Western Australia Police Force – Keith works tirelessly to look after the mental and spiritual health of all police and public servants and is widely respected and admired by those in his care.

Nicholas Egan, State Solicitor of Western Australia – Nicholas has developed, throughout his career, significant experience in providing advice on complex legal matters and is currently playing a lead role in advising on, negotiating and resolving those brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Vicki McKeown, Principal of Coodanup College – Vicki is an inspiring leader and encourages her staff to always put the interests of students at the centre of everything they do. Her strong leadership has shifted the culture and reputation of Coodanup College, winning the respect and confidence of the young people attending the school, the staff working there and the community.

Congratulations to Keith, NIcholas and Vicki on their fantastic achievement. 

The full list of recipients and biographies are available online. 

Page reviewed 27 January 2021