Queensland Police and the Great War Effort is supported by the Q ANZAC 100: Memories for New Generation Fellowship, State Library Queensland. This project seeks to re-create and connect life, police and war service stories and histories of the men who left the Queensland Police Force (QPF) active duty to volunteer in the AIF, 1914-1918. In doing so, it will enrich knowledge of the Queensland Police history during the Great War, the organisation and the men that made it up, the wartime local community and genealogy.
Dr Anastasia Dukova is the policing historian behind Queensland Police and the Great War Effort project. Anastasia is a crime and policing historian specialising in the history of urban policing, with a primary focus on Ireland, Australia and Canada. She is particularly interested in the impact of Irish policing experience on the development of colonial policing models, both state and municipal.