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Celebrating Christmas 2019

Over 400 Victoria Police Legatees and guests celebrated Christmas at the MCG Member's Dining Room the last Saturday in November.  Many awards and acknowledgements were announced, including:-
  • Life Membership to Police Veteran Police Legatee and VPL Volunteer Ian 'Salty'Gilmore, 
  • The Minister for Police & Emergency Service, The Hon Lisa Neville MP spoke,
  • Superintendent Brad Dixon as acknowledges for his Super's 500K Winter Challenge,
  • A thank you to VPL Patron - Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton AM was given,
  • Young police legatee Ben Burmester was interviewed following his Kokoda Trail Trek,
  • Revealing of the 40 Year Anniversary logo and pin,
  • Service History Booklets presented to 8 police legatees, AND
  • A Happy Birthday to police legatee Dorothy Schmidt who turned 93 on the day.
 
Our very special celebration was shared with Victoria Police's newest veteran Peter O'Neil who was toasted into his retirement.