HerStory

Kate VANDERLAAN

Special Achievements:

1980 - First police woman motorcyclist in Australia.
First police woman to be a Superintendent in the Northern Territory.

Additional Information:

1978 - Joined NT police as a constable.
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts (History and English).
Master of Public Policy and Administration.
Graduate Certificate in Applied Management.
Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Resources

  • Image - Deputy Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan

    The Executive-leadership photo of Deputy Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan is used with permission of Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services.


  • Image - Kate Vanderlaan as the first policewoman motorcyclist in Australia, seen here in 1980.

    1980 photo of Deputy Commissioner Kate Vanderlaan, which was published in the ABC News on 31/01/2016.

    Photo used with permission of Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services.