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AFPA welcomes national approach to knife and telecommunications laws

  The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the proposed legislation announcement outlining knife offences, bail and telecommunication laws made by Leader of the Opposition Peter Dutton during his budget reply address last night (Thursday, 16 May). During his address, Mr Dutton said that a Coalition Government would work with the states and territories to [...]

By |2024-05-19T14:21:38+10:00May 17th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

Message to AFPA membership – Formal petition to House of Representatives

  Dear members, I’m writing to you today to inform you of a formal petition to bring your pay and conditions to the direct attention of the House of Representatives (HoR) in the Australian Parliament. I’m pleased to say that the AFPA’s petition request was considered by the Standing Committee on Petitions at a recent [...]

By |2024-05-19T14:21:27+10:00May 16th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA SUPPORTS NEW COERCIVE CONTROL LEGISLATION

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the introduction of coercive control legislation in the ACT, as outlined in the private member bill introduced by Canberra Liberals Deputy Leader Leanne Castley and Shadow Attorney-General Peter Cain. AFPA President Alex Caruana said coercive control legislation was sorely needed as rates of family and domestic violence [...]

By |2024-05-01T15:13:59+10:00May 1st, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

FUNDING ALLOCATED FOR NATIONAL FIREARMS DATABASE

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the $161.3 million commitment to establish a National Firearms Database over the next four years. AFPA President Alex Caruana said the announcement would be welcomed by the over 65,000 police officers nationwide working tirelessly to keep Australia and its many communities safe. “The AFPA has been campaigning [...]

By |2024-04-29T15:47:00+10:00April 29th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA continues to support members after ACT Board of Inquiry

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) will continue to support our Federal and ACT Policing members involved in the Board of Inquiry into the Criminal Justice System in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). AFPA President Alex Caruana said that the AFPA would fully support its members after their intention to take legal action against [...]

By |2024-03-07T15:23:08+11:00March 7th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

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
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