Queensland Flood & Cyclone 2010-2011 Citation - Solomon Brothers Apparel

Queensland Flood & Cyclone 2010-2011 Citation

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Queensland Flood & Cyclone 2010-2011 Citation

Description

The citation consists of a maroon ribbon with four white vertical stripes surrounded by a bronze metallic frame. The four white stripes represent the four emergency service agencies that existed at the time of the event - Queensland Fire and Rescue Service, Queensland Ambulance Service, Emergency Management Queensland and the Queensland Police Service.[1]

The cyclone symbols on both sides of the citation represents the time line of cyclonic events occurring between Cyclone Tasha in December 2010 and Cyclone Yasi in February 2011.[1] The swirls on the top and bottom of the citation represents waves associated with the mass flooding which occurred throughout many parts of Queensland.[1]

Eligibility

The group citation was issued to employees and volunteers of the Department of Community Safety who performed duty on at least one shift at any time between 1 December 2010 and 28 February 2011.[1] Duty performed may be in direct response to the flood and cyclone events or in maintaining core business during this period.[1]

Members of the following agencies were awarded the citation: