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Man charged after mowing down three ACT Policing officers

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the news that ACT Policing has charged a man who allegedly ran down three police officers yesterday afternoon (Sunday 11 July 2021) with three counts of attempted murder, three counts of driving a motor vehicle at police and one count of culpable driving causing grievous bodily harm. Read [...]

By |2021-07-12T10:50:22+10:00July 12th, 2021|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

2021 Wall to Wall Remembrance Ride

The AFPA advises that raffle tickets are now available for the 12th annual Wall to Wall Ride. This year's prize is a Yamaha MT09 motorcycle. The annual Ride raises funds for police legacy organisations, awareness for motorcycle safety, and to remember police colleagues who have died in the line of duty. Tickets can be purchased [...]

By |2021-06-24T13:34:03+10:00June 24th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

AFPA Presumptive Legislation submission

The Association’s submission to the Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention was uploaded to the Parliament of Australia website yesterday here (submission number 65). Our submission calls for presumptive mental health legislation to be passed at a federal level. If these changes were implemented, police officers diagnosed with [...]

By |2021-05-14T11:24:46+10:00May 14th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments

Notice: AEC Post-Election Report (E2020/187)

The AFPA has received the post-election report from the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) following the recent National Executive elections. The AEC is required to make such a report after an election is conducted by the AFPA. The report contains the results of the election, and discusses other matters such as whether there were any irregularities [...]

By |2021-04-13T09:22:14+10:00April 13th, 2021|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emotional First Aid and Police Officers – research study

In 2020 the PFA was invited to review a research study proposal, ‘Emotional First Aid and Police Officers: Examining the role of family members’ conducted by a Queensland Police Service veteran and Charles Sturt University PhD student, Ms. Charrissa Chew-Moriarty. This study aims to address gaps in research and recognise the role family members of a [...]

By |2021-04-12T11:27:43+10:00April 12th, 2021|Latest News|0 Comments
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