FAQs

  • Do I or my dependents qualify for your services?

    Yes:

    • If you are a serving or retired police member, Protective Services Officer or recruit in training who has lost a spouse/partner.
    • If you are a surviving spouse/partner or dependent of a serving or retired police member, Protective Services officer or recruit in training.
    • If you are a serving police member, retired member, protective services officer, the spouse/partner or dependent of a serving or retired member where there are special circumstances.
    • If you are a legatee child until you have completed your education.
    • If you resign after 25 years as a serving member and you fall into one of the above categories

    No:

    • If you resign from Victoria Police prior to achieving 25 years of service.

  • Does Victoria Police Legacy have a tax deductable status with the Australian Tax Office?
    Yes. Victoria Police Legacy has tax deductible gift recipient status and is classified as a Public Benevolent Institution.
  • How can I make a donation to Police Legacy?

    If you would like to donate to Police Legacy please send your cheque or money order to: Victoria Police Legacy P.O. Box 537 Carlton South 3053 Alternatively you can direct deposit into: Victoria Police Legacy BSB 704 230 Account 100014215 All donations are gratefully received and used wisely.


  • How do I leave a bequest to Victoria Police Legacy?

    Including a bequest to Victoria Police Legacy in your Will is easy. When you make a Will, or update your existing Will, simply ask your solicitor to include a bequest to Victoria Police Legacy. There are a number of ways you can do this. Discuss your options with your solicitor to see which one is right for you. Should clarification be required on any of our services or policies you can speak to staff at our office located at: Louisa Terrace, 71 Drummond Street (corner Queensberry Street), Carlton 3053 Phone: (03) 9663 4280 Toll Free: 1800 065 999 (country areas) Fax (03) 9663 7838

  • What services does Police Legacy offer to legatees?

    At Police Legacy we strive to ensure that no surviving spouse, partner or child of a deceased Police Officer will ever feel forgotten or in need of support. Services offered by Police Legacy; these include education and career grants, social activities including fellowship lunches, emotional support, counselling and advocacy, financial assistance and advice, personal visits and reconnection days.

  • What will Victoria Police Legacy do if I die or my spouse/partner dies?

    On notification of the death, our office will contact the surviving spouse/partner. A personal visit will then be made so that required services may begin.