Manningham Mayor, Deirdre Diamante, dropped in for morning tea at Doncaster Police Station today, where she presented a plaque in honour of officers awarded the annual Doncaster Member of the Year accolade.
The Mayor congratulated Mentor of the Year, Senior Constable Mathew Malusa, Senior Member of the Year, First Constable Bailey Robertson and Junior Member of the Year, Constable Olivia Nation for being voted the 2022 recipients by their peers.
“I’m so proud to have the honour of presenting this plaque today. We enjoy a very close relationship with Doncaster Police and are lucky to live in one of the safest municipalities in Victoria. This plaque is our way of saying thank you for your selfless efforts,” the Mayor said.
First Constable Robertson received the Senior Member of the Year award for his leadership qualities, work ethic, positive attitude, policing skills and assisting peers with investigations.
Constable Nation was recognised as the Junior Member of the Year for her positive attitude, work ethic and eagerness to learn and take on investigations.
Senior Constable Malusa was honoured for taking on an active mentoring and coaching role with junior members, assisting with their investigations and for his positive attitude, work ethic and policing skills.
All three recipients were complimented for encompassing the Victoria Police Values and their positive influence at the police station.
Manningham Council provided the plaque to be hung at the station in recognition of annual award recipients, Council’s ongoing relationship with Doncaster Police and members’ contribution to the community.