The Queensland Police Legacy Scheme is an independent incorporated organisation and is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission (ACNC). It was established in 1971 to assist the eligible dependent families of deceased Queensland Police Officers, Queensland Police Officers whose spouse/partner had died and Queensland Police Officers suffering from an incurable/terminal illness.
As of June 2016, Queensland Police Legacy is supporting 50 families, including meeting the educational expenses of 81 dependent legatee children.
Queensland Police Legacy receives no government funding. It’s important programs and activities are funded by donations and member fundraising, investments and revenue from the distribution of its Child Safety Handbook. You can help Queensland Police Legacy continue to provide its valuable programs and activities by donating.
Donations to assist the ongoing support of the “Queensland Police Legacy families” can be made by Direct Deposit
BSB: 034 000 (Westpac)
A/c No.: 492936
A/c Name: Queensland Police Legacy
Ref: (your name)
Queensland Police Legacy is a Public Benevolent Institution with Australian Taxation Office Deductible Gift Recipient status. This means that all donations of $2 and over are tax deductible. If you would like a receipt, please email details of your deposit e.g. date, amount, name and mailing address, to firstname.lastname@example.org
KARL COOKS FOR POLICE LEGACY
Karl Stefanovic of Channel 9 is a very strong supporter of Police Legacies throughout Australia and the work that they do. He has pledged his support to all Australian Police Legacies by donating all proceeds of his book “Karl Cooks” to be distributed between the various Police Legacies. The book is published by Hachette Australia and is available for $29.99 where all good books are sold.
THE ORIGINS OF POLICE DOGS IN QUEENSLAND
‘The Origins of Police Dogs in Queensland’ is a book dedicated to QPS Dog Squad handlers and the remarkable bond they form with their four-legged partners. This second edition print contains a tribute to dog handler Senior Constable Norm (Normie) Watt who is the only Police Dog Handler in Australia to be shot and killed in the line of duty. The book also highlights a brief history of the Queensland Dog Squad including Queensland’s first police dogs, early training instructions and profiles for several of the QPS dog squad’s most prolific canines. The book is $15, with all proceeds going to support Queensland Police Legacy families.
Please contact us if you would like to place an order for this book.