Australia Day Council Northern Territory
NT Australian of the Year

Erica Gibson, a police officer for over 30 years, who is creating safer communities for Northern Territory women.

A passionate supporter of programs that combat family violence, she implemented a network of safe homes in remote communities to protect those in domestic violence situations.

Erica is active in a range of community initiatives that empower women and girls, including the Stars Foundation and White Ribbon Day.

She is a respected and inspirational mentor for women in the police force.

In 2017, Erica received a Telstra NT Business Women’s Award.

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Click here to read about the 2021 Northern Territory finalists in each category.