Australian Federal Operation Ironside Citation
The AFP Operation Ironside Citation commemorates the successful resolution of Operation Ironside on 8 June 2021. It is awarded to all AFP employees who contributed prior to the resolution of the operation on 8 June 2021, or who were on duty on that date. Further recognition of employees who provided significant contributions to the operation will be made through the Commissioner’s Honours.
The colours of the ribbon are the black and white Sillitoe tartan bordered by stripes of red, representing action; grey, representing the covert nature of the operation; and pale blue, representative of the AFP uniform shirt.
The citation is framed in silver coloured metal with the text ‘AUSTRALIAN FEDERAL POLICE’ and ‘OPERATION IRONSIDE at the top and bottom respectively.