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The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) notes recent media coverage regarding the Federal Government’s request that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigate allegations of corruption made against the Construction, Forestry, and Maritime Employees Union (CFMEU).

The AFPA welcomes the federal government’s confidence in the AFP and its hardworking members and supports Minister Tony Burke MP’s statement that the primary function of any union is to look after its members’ interests.

AFPA President Alex Caruana said that while allegations of corruption such as those made against the CFMEU should indeed be referred to the AFP for investigation, it was ironic that more pressure and reliance was being placed on an agency that was chronically underpaid and under-resourced.

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Vote YES to new proposed Protected Industrial Actions.

All members,

Please see the latest video message from President Alex Caruana at https://www.afpa.org.au/enterprise-agreement-updates/, for an update on the AFPA’s Protected Industrial Action (PIA):

  • The AFPA has lodged a new application with the Fair Work Commission. This application has been approved by the FWC.
  • The application outlines new actions for AFPA members to take, notably around work stoppages for up to one shift in duration, and indefinite or periodic bans on participation in patrols for specified periods, in specified locations.
  • The FWC will now ask all eligible AFPA members to vote on this Protected Action Ballot Order (PABO). The vote will be conducted by the AFP’s nominated ballot agent.

Some members will have already been contacted by the AFP’s balloting agent.

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The recent decision by the Albanese Government to amend legislation to enable the Governor-General a 43 per cent pay rise is yet another slap in the face to the hard working sworn and unsworn members of the Australian Federal Police (AFP).

Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) President Alex Caruana is asking a critical question of the Albanese Government.

“How can the Government justify giving the Governor-General a staggering 43 per cent pay rise while forcing a cap on our members of 11.2 per cent over three years?

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Welcome to BLUESTAR April 2024

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The Australian Federal Police Association acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of country throughout Australia and acknowledges their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present and emerging.

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