Australian Honours and Awards Summary
[Campaign and Long Service Medals Omitted]

This table is a quick reference to the series of current awards.
No attempt should be made to compare across columns, between different types of honours or awards.

Order of Australia
Gallantry Distinguished Service Bravery Conspicuous Service Meritorious Service

Civil & Military Lists

Military

Military

Civil

Military

Public Service

Knight/Dame
AK/AD
Victoria Cross
VC
Distinguished Service Cross
DSC
Cross of Valour
CV
Conspicous Service Cross
CSC
Public Service Medal
PSM
Companion
AC
Star of Gallantry
SG
Distinguished Service Medal
DSM
Star of Courage
SC
Conspicuous Service Cross
CSM
Australian Police Medal
APM
Officer
AO
Medal for Gallantry
MG
Commendation for Distinguished Service
Bravery Medal
BM
Australian Fire Services Medal
AFSM
Member
AM
Commendation for Gallantry
Meritorious Unit Citation
Commendation for Brave Conduct
Ambulance Service Medal
ASM
Medal
OAM
Unit Citation for Gallantry
Emergency Services Medal
ESM
Australian Antarctic Medal
AAM