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AFPA supports funding for UC mental health program

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) issues this statement in strong support of an early intervention program, run by the University of Canberra, which protects the wellbeing of young people living with complex mental health concerns.

The WOKE program (standing for “wise knowing, skillful behaviour and effectiveness) is in danger of being unable to continue by June 2023 due to a lack of government funding.

AFPA President Alex Caruana said that while the Federal Government had funded the program since July 2019, it was disappointing that funding ultimately wouldn’t continue.

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AFPA acknowledges rise in age of criminal responsibility

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) acknowledges the announcement by ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury of the increase in the age of criminal responsibility in the ACT to 12 years of age (up from 10 years of age). The AFPA maintains its concerns about under-resourced support and accommodation services for young people who come to the attention of the police.

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Government leaving Commonwealth law enforcement behind

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) is concerned by revelations that the Federal Government has spurned the appointees of its elite law enforcement agency in the upcoming budget.

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AFPA supports sentencing submissions in the ACT

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the proposal by Dr Marisa Paterson MLA to amend the ACT Crimes (Sentencing) Act 2005 to allow for recommendations on sentencing to be made by both the prosecution and defence in criminal proceedings.

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