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Just a uniform cut above for kids

QUEENSLAND Police Service, Australian Federal Police, Border Force officers, firefighters and even workers at Australia Zoo are giving the shirts off their backs to help young people at risk from poverty and the scourge of domestic violence.

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Debbie Platz meets Pope Francois

who blessed Uniforms 4 Kids.

Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz attended The Santa Marta Group, an alliance of international police chiefs and bishops from around the world working together with civil society in a process endorsed by Pope Francis, to eradicate human trafficking and modern-day slavery.

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QPS and QAS join forces to help children this Christmas

Uniforms 4 Kids (U4K) is an innovative program re purposing donated law enforcement and emergency services organisations uniforms (which would have otherwise been disposed of), into beautiful and unique clothes made with love for children in need. Acting Inspector Tracey Hartley has established U4K on the Gold Coast. “This year I have established three separate networks […]

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Uniforms 4 Kids delivery in Acacia Ridge

The Belong Centre in Acacia Ridge were once again recipients of the latest series of tailored clothes and goodies as part of the Uniforms 4 Kids initiative. Police Liaison Officer Ricky Lashand and Senior Police Liaison Officer Weng Mun Sum were on hand to donate over 50kg of unique items for young disadvantaged children and […]

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‘Uniforms 4 Kids’ bringing community and police together

Senior Sergeant Tracey Hartley has recently established Uniforms 4 Kids on the Gold Coast. “Over the last few months, a wonderful group of ladies from Sew Crazy Quilters in Helensvale have donated their time and repurposed our old police uniforms into beautiful children’s clothing,” Senior Sergeant Hartley said.

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U4Ks returning back to our local community

School holidays can be a tough time for many parents and children. But for the children who are victims to domestic and family violence, it can be an especially challenging time as their ‘normal’ routine is  broken, and they spend a larger amount of time in their home environment, which can be full of anger, […]

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Beechmont bushfire victims supported by Uniforms 4 Kids

The town of Beechmont (Logan District) has been affected by the bushfire situation and last weekend was evacuated. Sadly some residents lost their homes. Others were in fear of losing everything. Senior Sergeant Tracey Hartley has recently established Uniforms 4 Kids on the Gold Coast. Read the full article on the myPolice Logan website here.

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Going the extra mile for Myanmar

Earlier in 2019, the Australian Federal Police’s Community Liaison Team Sydney Office (CLTSO), spearheaded by D/SGT Jeanette Boland APM and her trusted sidekicks Ashley Hulme and FA Aaron de Zilva, took up AFP Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz’s challenge to uplift her mother Yvonne’s Uniforms 4 Kids program; which also counts AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin as […]

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Irwins leave a mark on Napranum

A NEW gang of wildlife warriors are about to hit the pavements of Napranum. Children of the Napranum Early Childhood Centre will be decked out in re-purposed Australia Zoo uniforms that were hand delivered by Terri and Robert Irwin last week. Australia Zoo is the only corporate partner to team up with Uniforms 4 Kids […]

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Community Service workers help create cool clothes for kids in need

On Friday 23rd August, we teamed up with Queensland Police Service and Queensland Correctional Services to hand over our first delivery of handmade children’s clothes for the Stafford QPS Vulnerable Persons Unit. Twenty-eight offenders have hand sewn the garments as part of the ‘Sew Many Second Chances’ community service program at Brisbane North Community Corrections. To […]

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Uniforms 4 Kids new premises

Margaret Coventry and Opal Boyce are happy! Uniforms 4 Kids have new premises. This charity began in Cooroy and we still remain the headquarters of an expanding organisation. We started in a home, we moved to the CWA, we moved onto a shop in Emerald St and then into a shed behind that shop. Now we […]

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Officers visit Aspley Special School

On Wednesday June 12, officers from Boondall Station rolled into Aspley Special School with red and blue flashing lights. Police from Crime Prevention Unit and the Road Policing Command were armed and ready to face the serious and prolonged questioning from the students of the school covering the following topic areas: Introduce yourself by your […]

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National Volunteer Week – Thank You

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our volunteers involved with Uniforms 4 Kids for helping us look after children who have a need. We thank you for your tireless work and we wouldn’t be where we are today without you. THANK YOU!

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Celebrating Mother’s Day as part of Domestic Violence Awareness month

Each May, Queensland marks Domestic and Family Violence Prevention month (DVFP Month) to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence and to send a clear message that violence of this sort will not be tolerated. The Queensland Police Service is committed to working in partnership with the people of Queensland to provide professional policing […]

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