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News & Events

The AFPA strives to keep members regularly informed about issues and events important to members through our various communication networks. We encourage members to check back with us on a regular basis to keep yourself up to date on all AFPA matters.

Member News and Updates
1905, 2023

AFPA supports funding for UC mental health program

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) issues this statement in strong support of an early intervention program, run by the University of Canberra, which protects the wellbeing of young people living with complex mental health concerns.

The WOKE program (standing for “wise knowing, skillful behaviour and effectiveness) is in danger of being unable to continue by June 2023 due to a lack of government funding.

AFPA President Alex Caruana said that while the Federal Government had funded the program since July 2019, it was disappointing that funding ultimately wouldn’t continue.

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805, 2023

AFPA acknowledges rise in age of criminal responsibility

The Australian Federal Police Association (AFPA) acknowledges the announcement by ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury of the increase in the age of criminal responsibility in the ACT to 12 years of age (up from 10 years of age). The AFPA maintains its concerns about under-resourced support and accommodation services for young people who come to the attention of the police.

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Industrial Dispatches

1206, 2019

AFPA Industrial Dispatch #44

  • Unpaid Entitlements – Determination 1 of 2013 Annual Leave Accrual, Unpaid Overtime and Unpaid Superannuation 
  • Reconciling hours for the end of the averaging period – Operations Working Pattern
  • Salary Increase
  • Office Visits

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