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AFPA PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) can confirm that protected industrial action (PIA) commenced over the weekend at locations around Australia. The action is slated to ramp up over the coming weeks as a core part of the AFPA’s campaign to improve pay and conditions for all Australian Federal Police (AFP) appointees. AFPA members [...]

By |2024-04-08T14:14:21+10:00April 8th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

AFPA Welcomes new CPO

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes Deputy Commissioner Scott Lee's appointment as the new Chief Police Officer (CPO) for the ACT following the retirement of Deputy Commissioner Neil Gaughan. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that he looked forward to working with Deputy Commissioner Lee to strengthen ACT Policing, and would be focusing heavily [...]

By |2024-04-05T12:54:19+11:00April 5th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

‘YES’ TO PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) welcomes the result of the recent protected industrial action (PIA) ballot which returned a ‘YES’ vote of 96.73 per cent from 3211 members AFPA President Alex Caruana said the outstanding result meant that the possibility of protected industrial action was now a reality and that eligible AFPA members [...]

By |2024-03-12T15:12:37+11:00March 12th, 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

NOT YOUR TYPICAL PUBLIC SERVANT – A FAIR PAY RISE FOR A DEADLY WORK ENVIRONMENT

 The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) reaffirms its support for its members with respect to the life-threatening work they perform protecting Australia and Australian communities.A deadly example of the types of risks officers face occurred over the weekend in Canberra, with AFP and ACT Policing officers being shot at by a man armed with a [...]

By |2024-02-27T11:50:39+11:00February 21st, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

FIRST STEP TOWARDS PROTECTED INDUSTRIAL ACTION

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) has today lodged an application to the Fair Work Commission (FWC) for a protected action ballot, the first step towards potential industrial action. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that the application for a protected action ballot was required before any industrial action could occur. “This course of action [...]

By |2024-02-15T15:45:05+11:00February 15th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

FIVE-YEAR TIMEFRAME FOR CITY STATION UPGRADE “TOO LONG”

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) acknowledges the ACT Government’s plan to replace the City Police Station (including the possibility of a new ACT Policing headquarters being housed in the same building). AFPA President Alex Caruana said that while he appreciated the Government’s commitment, immediate action was necessary. “City Police Station is no longer [...]

By |2024-02-14T15:39:15+11:00February 14th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments

The Right to Disconnect (PFA media release)

The Police Federation of Australia believes any attempt to wind back, disallow or prevent police being compensated for accepting work related calls while off duty is short sighted, disrespectful, and wrong. PFA Chief Executive Scott Weber said “Due to the 24-hour role of policing there’s often instances where senior police call an off-duty police [...]

By |2024-02-15T16:27:34+11:00February 14th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AFPA SUPPORTS “RIGHT TO DISCONNECT”

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) supports the Albanese government’s initiative to introduce ‘right to disconnect’ legislation. Since 2022, the AFPA has been working hard on behalf of its members to formalise the ‘right to disconnect’ and improve the work-life balance and mental health outcomes of Australian Federal Police (AFP) employees. Discussion around the [...]

By |2024-02-07T12:27:11+11:00February 7th, 2024|Latest News, Media Releases|0 Comments
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