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


The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) is calling on the Federal Government to remove the presumptive legislation section (Schedule three) from the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 and create an individual bill to amend the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988. AFPA President Alex Caruana said that the AFPA welcomes the [...]

By |2023-09-08T15:30:17+10:00September 8th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

May 2023 Legal Dispatch

Requirement to work on a Public Holiday On 28 March 2023, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union v OS MCAP Pty Ltd [2023] FCAFC 51, which examined how work on public holidays should be arranged, having regard to the Fair Work Act 2009 (FW [...]

By |2023-05-11T14:06:21+10:00May 11th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

November 2022 Dispatch

Feedback on the AFPA DispatchWe're always interested to hear from our members; if you'd like to share your thoughts on the AFPA Dispatch, we've created a short survey hereIf you have a few minutes to complete the survey, we'd appreciate it. My upcoming meeting with the MinisterI will be speaking to Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus next [...]

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
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