AFPA Dispatch2022-08-17T15:19:11+10:00

Welcome to the new and improved version of AFPA Dispatch. This is your new one-stop-shop for all AFPA news, information and resources.

Each edition of the AFPA Dispatch includes a report from each area of the AFPA to provide you with an update on what your Association has been doing on your behalf.

This includes:

  • President and Media, illustrating the work of the AFPA President to advocate for you with the AFP, Federal Government and ACT Government, as well as provide a summary of media appearances;
  • Legal and Industrial, providing important updates regarding any collective legal and industrial issues, including any ongoing litigation, trends in AFPA case work, and helpful information;
  • Membership, helping you make the most of your AFPA membership by ensuring you are aware of all the services, deals and discounts that are available to you; and
  • Enterprise Agreement, keeping you up-to-date with all Enterprise Agreement bargaining news.

Simply follow the links below to access all previous Dispatch articles now.

PRESIDENT & MEDIA

LEGAL & INDUSTRIAL

MEMBERSHIP

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT

911, 2022

Your November AFPA Membership Benefits are here!

Welcome to your November AFPA Member Benefits. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of your AFPA Membership Benefits – it’s time to start thinking about the festive season! You can access your AFPA Membership Benefits using this link (if you haven’t set up your account yet, it’s actually really easy!) Click on this link, click the forgot password button, and away you go. If you run into trouble, we’re here to support you; you can email customercare@memberadvantage.com.au , or afpa@afpa.org.au and we will assist you in gaining access. The biggest sales of the [...]

911, 2022

Timeframes for Industrial and Legal Matters

We would once again like to encourage members to reach out to us as soon as reasonably possible for any assistance they may require for industrial/legal advice and assistance. This places us in the best position to assist you in relation to your matter. We especially encourage members to be aware of certain timeframes for specific matters. With this in mind, we provide the following information regarding common deadlines: Comcare While they are no time limits to lodge a Comcare claim for psychological or physical injury, we strongly advise members, as a rule of thumb, to do so sooner [...]

911, 2022

November 2022 Dispatch

Feedback on the AFPA DispatchWe're always interested to hear from our members; if you'd like to share your thoughts on the AFPA Dispatch, we've created a short survey hereIf you have a few minutes to complete the survey, we'd appreciate it. My upcoming meeting with the MinisterI will be speaking to Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus next week about the toll policing has on the mental health of members, and how it can contribute to premature deaths.Some of the issues that will form the backbone of our conversation will be around recent floods, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the 2019/2020 bushfires; the effect [...]

911, 2022

November EA Update

The AFPA EA working group has had another busy month as we progress towards bargaining. We are continuing to release a series of targeted short surveys that focus on specific Parts of the current Enterprise Agreement. As mentioned in our previous comms, the feedback gathered from these surveys informs the work of both the EA Advisory and Operational Committees. We consider the feedback from these surveys invaluable in facilitating an improved EA for our membership. The third survey concentrates on Attachment B: Broadband and Advancement Arrangements. The survey can be found here, and we encourage all members to participate [...]

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