National Police Remembrance Day 2019

National Police Remembrance Day

This year National Police Remembrance Day will be commemorated in all Australian police jurisdictions on Friday 27 September. An invitation is extended to current and former members of police organisations and the general public to attend Australia-wide services to honour those police who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Queanbeyan and Canberra services

The 2019 Dawn Service will not be held at Queanbeyan Police Station this year due to the ongoing renovations.

This service has been relocated to the National Police Memorial (NPM)to start at 5.30am. All other arrangements are as per previous years. The Dawn Service specifically recognises the sacrifice of the 11 local NSWPF officers killed on duty in the local region and the 11 AFP officers whose names also appear on the National Police Memorial.

National Police Remembrance Day 2017 marchThose attending the NPM for the multi-jurisdictional evening service to commemorate all Australian police officers who have died in the line of duty are asked to be in place by 4:15pm for a 4.30pm start.

The service will be preceded by a march of current and former members to the NPM from AFP Headquarters prior to the service. Current and former members wanting to participate in the march must arrive at AFP Headquarters, Blackall St entrance, no later than 3:30pm for a 3:50pm step off.

Event parking near the NPM service is accessible only from Constitution Avenue, Parkes.

Services throughout Australia

Consult the National Police Memorial website for details of services in state capital and regional centres throughout Australia or email

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