2011 Australia's Local Hero (Tasmania) Police officer
DOB: 6 / Feb / 1969
Since May 2008, Ian helped transform a community of Burnie by identifying a number of negative issues affecting young people. To help improve the lives of young people and their families, Ian implemented and continues to coordinate a collaborative after school program which is now known as Shorewell Park Kommunity Kids. This program has helped develop positive relationships between the community and police. He was awarded the NADC Tas Local Hero award in 2011 for his work in this area.