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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

Vote YES to new proposed Protected Industrial Actions.

All members, Please see the latest video message from President Alex Caruana at https://www.afpa.org.au/enterprise-agreement-updates/, for an update on the AFPA’s Protected Industrial Action (PIA): The AFPA has lodged a new application with the Fair Work Commission. This application has been approved by the FWC. The application outlines new actions for AFPA members to take, [...]

By |2024-07-10T11:06:42+10:00July 10th, 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

AFPA STICKERS IN AFP WORKPLACES

The AFPA has been contacted by the AFP regarding the affixation of AFPA stickers at AFP locations, as part of ongoing Protected Industrial Actions (PIA) being undertaken by the AFPA. The AFP's contention is that the stickers are damaging surfaces when being removed. The AFPA disputes this, and has asked the AFP to provide [...]

By |2024-06-21T15:20:54+10:00June 17th, 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 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
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