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The Memorial Garden commemorates officers of the Tasmanian Police Service who have lost their lives whilst on duty. The garden contains a series of plaques each dedicated to fallen police officers. The flagpoles are a permanent memorial to the centenary of the Tasmanian Police Service 1899-1999.


Address:South Arm Road, Police Academy, Rokeby, 7019
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.906273
Long: 147.454708
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Government


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 28th September, 2007
Front Inscription

Plaque :

These plaques replicate those on the 
National Police Memorial, Canberra 
and are in memory of those 
who have died in the line of duty.

Unveiled by 
His Excellency the Honourable William Cox AC, RFD, ED 
Governor of Tasmania 
on Friday, 28th September 2007

Plaque :

Of Police Officers Who Gave Their 
Lives While Serving The Community

These flagpoles fly the flags of each Australian police jurisdiction on Police Remembrance Day.  They are also a permanent memorial to the celebration of 100 years of Tasmania Police  1899 - 1999

Police Remembrance Day is held on or close to 29 September which is the Feast Day of St Michael.  According to Church tradition, St Michael ( the patron saint of police officers) is the protector of good over evil

"They go to serve in a higher place"


Source: MA
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