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AFP PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION TO CONTINUE

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the response from its members after the second round of protected industrial action (PIA) balloting closed on Tuesday, July 23, 2024. The AFPA has officially been informed that 73.95 per cent of eligible members voted, with 96.78 per cent supporting further PIA. AFPA President Alex Caruana said it [...]

By |2024-07-24T15:38:21+10:00July 24th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ANOTHER GOVERNMENT REFERRAL FOR THE LOWEST BASE PAID POLICE IN AUSTRALIA

 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 [...]

By |2024-07-19T17:00:15+10:00July 19th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

ACT GOVERNMENT STUMPS UP IN BUDGET TO SUPPORT ACT POLICING MEMBERS

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) thanks the ACT Government for their support of ACT Policing members by announcing the commitment to pay increases as part of enterprise bargaining negotiations and the expansion of the Police, Ambulance, and Clinician Early Response team (PACER) in the recent budget announcements. AFP President Alex Caruana said that these [...]

By |2024-06-26T12:00:51+10:00June 26th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS MUST NOT BE DELAYED

  The Australian Federal Police Association is disappointed by delays imposed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on the recommencement of negotiations, after the first proposed enterprise agreement was voted down by a strong majority of AFP appointees. The first discussion regarding negotiations occurred yesterday (Tuesday, 11 June), where the AFPA was originally optimistic that [...]

By |2024-06-13T15:08:37+10:00June 13th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA SUPPORTS NEW DEEPFAKE LEGISLATION

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the Criminal Code Amendment (Deepfake Sexual Material) Bill 2024, announced by Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus KC. AFPA President Alex Caruana said the new laws would focus on digitally created and altered explicit material shared via a carriage service without consent. “With the rapid advancements in artificial intelligence and [...]

By |2024-06-07T09:50:50+10:00June 7th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

NO VOTE RETURNED BY AFP APPOINTEES

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the announcement that AFP appointees returned a resounding ‘NO’ vote of 64.49 per cent to the AFP’s (Australian Federal Police) Enterprise Agreement (EA) offer. The AFPA has vigorously and consistently campaigned for a ‘no’ vote, focusing on the lack of respect and recognition shown by the AFP [...]

By |2024-06-03T12:22:21+10:00June 3rd, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA WELCOMES AMENDMENTS TO DRINK AND DRUG DRIVING LAWS

  The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the announcement from the ACT Government confirming the passing of the Road Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2023. AFPA President Alex Caruana said the new legislation would focus on high-risk drink and drug driving behaviors. “Minister Steel has undertaken a fair amount of reform in tackling anti-social, drink [...]

By |2024-05-19T14:22:23+10:00May 15th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

VOTING ‘NO’ OPENS THE DOOR TO A FAIRER DEAL

As official voting towards the Australian Federal Police Enterprise Agreement (AFP EA) nears, the Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) will strongly recommend that its members vote ‘NO.’ AFPA President Alex Caruana said that voting ‘NO’ would open the door to a fairer deal for all AFP members who were eligible to vote towards a [...]

By |2024-05-08T10:37:03+10:00May 8th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA SUPPORTS INTRODUCTION OF ELECTRONIC MONITORING

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes and supports the introduction of electronic monitoring measures as announced by ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that the AFPA had long been calling for the introduction of electronic monitoring of recidivist and serial offenders, including those committing family violence offences. “The Chief Minister's [...]

By |2024-05-03T10:14:48+10:00May 3rd, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments
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