CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF WOMEN IN NSW POLICE

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Today more than 700 NSW Police women and men will march down Sydney’s Macquarie Street to mark 100 years of women in the NSW Police.

Leader of the Opposition Luke Foley and Shadow Minister for Justice and Police Jodi McKay have both expressed their gratitude and respect for the contribution and commitment made by the women in the NSW Police.

The commemorative march will commence from Hyde Park Barracks and proceed down Macquarie Street to Sydney Opera House.

Quotes attributable to Leader of the Opposition Luke Foley

“It’s fantastic that as a community we stop and recognise the tremendous dedication, service and contribution women have made to our police force in the last 100 years.”

“I look forward to seeing the women and men of the NSW Police march together down Macquarie Street today to commemorate the exemplary efforts they’ve made.”

Quotes attributable to Shadow Minister for Justice and Police Jodi McKay

“The importance of women in our police force is tremendous, particularly as the push for gender equality continues to gain strength.”

“I congratulate the women of the NSW Police, both past and present, for their contribution to our community and look forward to another 100 years of excellence.”