Welcome to the Police Insignia Collectors Association of Australia
The Police Insignia Collectors Association of Australia (PICAA) is dedicated to the collection, documentation and preservation of items of memorabilia from Police, Fire, Ambulance, Emergency Services, Military, Corrections, Security and Government departments and other agencies both Nationally and Internationally.
PICAA produces a quarterly magazine, which is provided via email or direct download from this site. Access to the download and additional resources on this site are restricted to members only. PICAA membership is open "to all persons of good fame and character, who are interested in or are involved in the collecting, exchanging or preservation of law enforcement, police and / or emergency services insignia", subject to assessment.
PICAA is governed by a constitution, which outlines the aims of the association to "promote the hobby of law enforcement and emergency services insignia collecting in Australiasia & encouraging the research, collation & collecting of historical facts & insignia; to collect and disseminate information of interest to members; to liaise with other interested bodies who may be of assistance to the members of the association; to promote and maintain contact with police, law enforcement and emergency services insignia collectors throughout the world, and; to encourage the display of collections by members".
The current 2022/2023 PICAA committee comprises the following members:
PICAA President: Rob Brown
Vice President: Eric Grimm
Treasurer: Neale Vickery
Secretary: Mick Austin
Ordinary Committee Members: Rob Beath, Don Adam, Mal Robar
Non-Committee roles are:
Assistant Treasurer: John de Belle
Assistant Secretary: John de Belle
Editor: Eric Grimm
Webmaster: John de Belle
Merchandise Officer: Rob Brown
Facebook Administrators: Eric Grimm, Corey Harvey, Mark Jenkin
Community Relations Officers: Darrol Quinlan (SA), Stefan Rea (VIC), Sean Boland (TAS), Mick Austin (NSW), Ray Chatto (NT), Don Adam (NSW), Rob Beath (NSW), Peter Derges (QLD), Gerry Tyrell & Mark Jenkin (WA)
Honorary Life Members:
John de Belle
The "Contact Us" - below - will send an email to the Assistant Secretary, John de Belle.
For persons interested in becoming a member, please refer to the 'Dues' page.