Throughout the centenary year we’ve recognised the contributions and achievements of women in Tasmania Police from
1917–2017 by holding the following events.
8 March 2017
Launch of 100 Years of Women in Policing celebrations, including art installation at the Tasmania Police Academy.
1 April 2017
Women in Police Recruiting Expo and family fun day at Camp Clayton, Ulverstone.
21 May 2017
City to Casino Fun Run and Walk, Hobart. More than 50 joined the 100 Years of Women in Policing team.
3 June 2017
High Tea at Launceston Country Club with guest speakers Detective Inspector Philippa Burk and Constable Connie Stewart.
18 June 2017
Launceston 10 Fun Run. Some 60 runners joined the 100 Years of Women in Policing Team.
15 September 2017
Graduation of Course 1/2017 where nine of the 19 graduates were women, with retired Inspector Lyn Jones as the Reviewing Officer and an all-female flag party.
18 September 2017
Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) 2017 Awards for Excellence in Policing. The Excellence in Research on Improving Law Enforcement for Women Award, sponsored by Tasmania Police, was awarded to Dr Cate Bailey from Deakin University for her work on protecting Indigenous women and children from sexual abuse.
2 October 2017
Launch of the new “You got this” recruitment campaign and website targeted at recruiting female police officers.
22 October 2017
Burnie 10 running team. Around 50 runners joined the 100 Years of Women in Policing team.
25 October 2017
Raising of the 100 Years of Women in Policing Flag Ceremony at the Tasmania Police Academy.
7 December 2017
Unveiling of the restored grave of Kate Campbell by the Victoria Police Graves Committee and installing of a commemorative plaque at St Albans, Victoria.
13 December 2017
Reception and 100 Years of Women in Policing book launch at Government House, hosted by Tasmania’s first female Governor, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC.