Welcome to Queensland Police Legacy

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) and the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney-General – Office of Fair Trading.acnc-registered-charity-tick

Queensland Police Legacy was established in 1971 and assists the eligible dependent families of deceased Queensland Police Officers, Queensland Police Officers whose spouse/partner has died and Queensland Police families with a parent suffering from an incurable/terminal illness.

As at November 2017, Queensland Police Legacy is supporting 54 Queensland Police families and meeting the educational expenses of 88 dependent legatee children.

Queensland Police Legacy funds its important programs and activities by public donations, member payroll deductions and fundraising, investments and revenue from the distribution of its Child Safety Handbook. You can help Queensland Police Legacy continue to provide these valuable programs and activities by donating.

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Queensland Police Legacy is a Public Benevolent Institution with Australian Taxation Office Deductible Gift Recipient status.  All donations of $2 and over are tax deductible.

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.