Ashley’s Awards

1986 10 years service Award, Queensland Fire Service (QFRS).
1988 Judging Boxing in the Bicentennial North Queensland Games.
1992-1993 Assistance to the Yungaburra Horse and Sports Club.
1992 National Medal – Queensland Fire Service.
1993 Lions Club of Yungaburra Certificate of Appreciation.
1993-1996 Instructor of Cadets, Atherton, Australian Army.
1995-1996 Officer of Cadets, Atherton, Australian Army.
1996 Australia Day Sports Administrator Award Medallion.
1996 Volunteer Supervising Community Service Workers – Mareeba Community Corrections. Qld Corrective Services Commission.
1997 FNQ Regional Firefighters Auxiliary Championship – Chief Judge.

1997 Invitation for Atherton Amateur Boxing Club representative to meet The Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency Mrs Leneen Forde.

1998-1999, 2002 Yungaburra State School P and C Association – Certificate for Many years of dedicated voluntary work at the Yungaburra Markets.
1998, 2001 Judge and Assistance with Road Accident Rescue Challenge, Queensland Fire Service.
1999 Australia Day Achievement Medallion for 22 years of committed service to Auxiliary fire services in training and peer support roles.

2001 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award.

2001 International Year of Volunteers Certificate of Recognition.
2001 Local Hero – Peoplescape, The National Council for the Centenary of Federation. Ashley’s full size cardboard cut-out was put at Parliament House.
2001 Queenslander of the Year Nominee.
2002 Guides Queensland Certificate of Appreciation – Support at Guide Camp.
2002 National Medal (1 st Clasp) for 25 years service Queensland Fire Service.
2002 Australia Day Energex Community Hero Award, Nominee.

2002 Tableland and Gulf Sport and Recreation Inc Award for services to sport.

2003 Principals Award for Most Roles Ever Undertaken at Yungaburra State School.
2005 QLD Fire and Rescue Service – Commissioner’s Certificate of Appreciation for Service in Thursday Island 2003-2005.
2006 Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contributions in delivering quality Fire and Rescue Services and achieving 30 years as a Queensland Firefighter Queensland Fire and Rescue Service.

2006 Australia Day Sports Administration Award, Eacham Shire.

2006 Long Service Medal (1 st Clasp) for 25 years QFRS.
2006 Suncorp NQ Sportstar Awards Charters Towers – Finalist.
2007 Australian Defence Medal.
2007 Certificate for 10 years as a Peer Support Officer, Qld Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS).
2008 Diligent and Ethical Service Medal and Clasps for over 30 years service Queensland Fire and Rescue Service.

2009 Australia Day Coach/Administrator Award.

2009 Australian of the Year Award Nominee.
2009 Quiet Achiever Award – Tablelands Regional Council.
2010 Australia Day Great Mate Certificate – Yungaburra Community Association.
2010 Tablelands Advertiser Sports Star Award.
2012 Certificate and Medal of Commendation – Queensland Fire and Rescue Service.
2012 James D.Richardson Honour Award – Australian Lions Foundation.
2012 National Medal (2 nd Clasp) for 35 years service with the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service.
2013 Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Generous Financial Contribution to the building of the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour, Tinaburra, Yungaburra.

2014 Invite to be one of the principal guests at a Commemorative Service at the Afghanistan Avenue of Honour and meet The Governor-General, His Excellency Sir Peter Cosgrove and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove.

2015 Commissioner’s Certificate of Appreciation for Peer Support Service – Qld Fire and Emergency Services (QFES).
2016 Assistant Commissioner’s Certificate for Recognition of 40 years of Service – Qld Fire and Emergency Services.