Application to Join

Tasmania Police

Applicant Details

Please complete all of the mandatory fields.

Personal Details

* At least one phone number is required

Please list any social media accounts and their handles/usernames.

Residential Address

Postal Address

Additional Details

Is English your first spoken language? *
Do you identify as Aboriginal? *
Do you identify as Torres Strait Islander? *
Do you identify as a culturally and linguistically diverse applicant? *
Please list any languages you can speak fluently, other than English.
Why do you want to be a police officer? In 150-200 words. *

Other Names

Have you ever been known by or used any other name? *

Previous Applications

Have you made a previous application to join Tasmania Police? *

Have you made a previous application to any Police Service? *

Have you ever been a member of any Police Service? *
Have you ever been a member of a military organisation (ADF or other)? *


Do you hold a current drivers licence? *
Have you ever held (or currently hold) a driver licence in another State of Australia? *
Do you hold Australian citizenship, New Zealand citizenship, or Australian permanent residency? *
Have you ever lived in another Australian state?  (six months or longer)*
Check all that apply*
Do you hold a Provide First Aid Certificate or equivalent? *
Do you hold a current Police Swimming Award or equivalent (i.e. Bronze Medallion)? *
Are you able to pass the entry fitness requirements? *

(Please refer to the entry fitness requirements.)

Educational Qualifications

Please indicate the highest level of education you have completed. *
Have you completed (or are you completing) the Bachelor of Social Science (Police Studies) degree at UTAS? *
Have you completed (or are you completing) other tertiary studies? *

Court appearances, convictions and general conduct

All prospective employees must be of good character and possess a high level of integrity. In order to assess applicant character and integrity you must answer the following questions honestly.    Responses found to be incorrect may result in the application being terminated.

Additional Information

Have you ever received any type of infringement notice or 'on the spot' fine, including caution notices? *
Have you ever been proceeded against for any crime or offence? (i.e. Summonsed to appear in Court for a crime or offence that you committed)? *
Have you ever been summonsed or directed (as the respondent/defendant/applicant) to appear in any civil or criminal court? *
Have you ever been involved in any civil court proceedings? *
Have you ever been cautioned by any law enforcement officer? *
Do you currently have any matters before any court? *
Is there any matter which you have been involved in which is due to come before any court in the future? *
Have you ever had a driver licence suspended or cancelled? *
Have you ever appeared before any military tribunal or disciplinary hearing of any type? *
Have you ever been officially disciplined in any military service? *
Have you ever been officially disciplined in any police service? *
Have you ever been declared bankrupt? *
Have you ever suffered (or are likely in the immediate future) to suffer financial hardship? *
Have you ever been the complainant or the subject person named in Restraint Order; Domestic Violence Order; Family Violence Order; Police Family Violence Order; or similar? *
Have you ever been charged with a firearms offence? *
Are you aware of any association or potential conflict of interest which may compromise you or reflect adversely on the organisation? These could include family and friends. *
Are you currently or have you previously been prescribed medication or other treatment for a mental health condition including PTSD? *
Are you colour deficient to any degree (colour blind)? *
If you answered 'Yes' to any of the above questions in this section, please provide details. *
Have you ever held a firearm licence(current or expired)? *
Have you attended a Tasmania Police Free Fitness and Information Session? *

Applicant Confirmation*

Have read and do indicate my acknowledgement of each request below.
I agree that to facilitate the determination of my application I do authorise Tasmania Police to make all such inquiries as are deemed necessary to ascertain whether I am a suitable person to be appointed to the Tasmania Police Service. *
I authorise Tasmania Police to disclose personal information about me to any person or body (whether in or outside of Tasmania) to enable my application to be assessed. *
I authorise any person or body to disclose to Tasmania Police any personal information and/or documentation concerning me which is sought by Tasmania Police in connection with my application. *

I acknowledge that any personal information which is collected from or about me pursuant to this authority

  1. Will be used for the purpose of determining my suitability for appointment to the Tasmania Police Service
  2. May be used for any other purpose authorised or required by law

I acknowledge that my 'basic personal information' provided above

  1. Will be managed in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act 2004
  2. May be accessed by me upon written request to the Commissioner of Police
I understand that any false or misleading answer or statement (or failure to fully and honestly disclose any fact which is within my knowledge that is relevant to my application) may result in the termination of my application and/or appointment. *
I understand that if my application is unsuccessful I will not be provided with any feedback regarding any part of the selection process. *

The Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management does not tolerate violence, especially violence against women and children