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Community Recognition Statement - Stephanie Powell

13 March, 2024.

It was my honour to present the 2019-20 National Emergency Award to Stephanie Powell, nee Radnidge, on 23 February. I cannot think of a more deserving recipient for the medal whose dedication and sense of duty has touched the lives of thousands. Stephanie is a retired NSW Ambulance paramedic, with 32 years of service. As an intensive care paramedic and a superintendent zone manager, her tireless efforts have positively impacted the community in Wollondilly. The National Emergency Award recognises individuals like Stephanie who have demonstrated exceptional courage and professionalism in the face of adversity. Her contributions to NSW Ambulance reflect not only her skill and expertise but also her profound sense of duty and compassion. Stephanie's receipt of this award is a testament to her outstanding service and unwavering commitment to the wellbeing of our community. We are immensely grateful for her contributions and proud to celebrate her achievements. I congratulate Stephanie on this well‑deserved recognition.