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Grace Elizabeth BREBNER

Born: 1914

Died: 1984

Special Achievements:

1950 - First woman detective in the Victorian Police Force.
1951 - The first female detective in Australia.
1956 - The first police woman to pass her police driving test.
1967 - First woman to reach the rank of Inspector.
1973 - The first police woman in Victoria to be awarded the Queen's Police Medal (QPM), for meritorious services.

Additional Information:

1942 - Grace Elizabeth Brebner began her police force career.
1956-1974 - Officer in Charge of Women Police.
Awarded Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal.


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