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Protected Industrial Action Ballot approved by Fair Work Commission

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the decision by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to grant approval for Australian Federal Police (AFP) appointees to undertake a ballot regarding potential future protected industrial action. The AFPA lodged a request to the FWC seeking approval for the protected industrial action ballot on Wednesday, 14 February [...]

By |2024-02-22T12:03:42+11:00February 22nd, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

“Life-saving” presumptive legislation to be introduced

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes today’s announcement from Industrial Relations Minister Tony Burke confirming the introduction of presumptive legislation for AFP appointees and other first responders. The AFPA first began campaigning for presumptive legislation in 2018 under former President Angela Smith, with current President Alex Caruana continuing to heavily advocate for such [...]

By |2023-12-11T10:18:02+11:00December 7th, 2023|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

Green light for National Firearms Database

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the news of a federal, state and territory agreement to establish a national firearms database. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that every police officer and first responder in Australia would welcome the announcement. “The establishment of a National Firearms Database has been on our agenda since 2019; [...]

By |2023-12-07T12:15:45+11:00December 7th, 2023|Latest News|0 Comments

ACT Policing members assaulted and hospitalised

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) is appalled by the violent assault on two ACT Policing (ACTP) members in Gungahlin yesterday. AFPA President Alex Caruana said attacks on police officers occur far too often and that the ACT Government and ACT Attorney-General must start looking after first responders. "These officers were just doing their [...]

By |2023-07-28T14:39:31+10:00July 28th, 2023|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

Delays in ACT Law and Sentencing Advisory Council

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) acknowledges yesterday’s announcement from ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury about the new ACT Law and Sentencing Advisory Council recruitment process. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that while the announcement was a step forward, it was a slow and small step that brought more questions than answers. "The ACT Government [...]

By |2023-07-18T12:05:08+10:00July 18th, 2023|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

ACT member struck by vehicle

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) issues this statement following an incident where an ACT Policing member was struck by a vehicle yesterday, allegedly driven at them deliberately in the course of their duties near the Australian National University. The AFPA notes that this is the latest in a series of vehicular attacks in [...]

By |2023-07-11T15:42:35+10:00July 11th, 2023|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA supports motion to expand restorative justice

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the motion raised in the ACT Legislative Assembly by Dr Marisa Paterson MLA (Labor) to establish a scoping study into expanding restorative justice in the ACT. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that restorative justice was an important part of the judicial system and that it was time [...]

By |2023-06-28T10:23:14+10:00June 28th, 2023|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

More police for the ACT

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the ACT Government’s budget commitment of $107 million for ACT Policing, which will see 126 more police officers on the ground over the next five years. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that the investment had been a long time coming and would be well received by the [...]

By |2023-06-19T11:52:12+10:00June 19th, 2023|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments
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