October 10, 2013

PFA Speech to ACMA RadComm2013 Conference

PFA CEO Mark Burgess made a presentation to the ACMA RadComm2013 Conference in Sydney on Wednesday 6th October arguing for dedicated spectrum to be set aside for a public safety mobile broadband network.  For an edited version of his speech click here.   To view a graphic of the CEO’s speech compiled by ACMA graphic artist at the conference – click …

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October 2, 2013

PFA to Speak at ACMA RadComm2013 Conference today

PFA CEO Mark Burgess has been invited to speak at ACMA RadComm2013 Conference today on “Spectrum and Society – What is the Spectrum Value Proposition”.  Burgess’s proposed speech is highlighted in Monday’s edition of Communications Day (30 September) – click here to view the article.

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September 6, 2013

Political Parties Make Policing Commitments

The three major political parties have responded to issues raised by the Police Federation of Australia in the run up to Saturday’s federal election. For a copy of the newsletter to members highlighting key policies click here. To see details of all parties responses click here.

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July 23, 2013

Australian public big winners from Joint Parliamentary Committee findings on spectrum for public safety mobile broadband

On 23 July 2013 the Parliamentary Joint Committee tabled the report of its inquiry into spectrum for public safety mobile broadband and strongly backed the PFA’s call for 20MHz of spectrum to be made available for an interoperable national public safety mobile broadband network. The recommendations of this searching inquiry vindicate all the effort the PFA and its branches have …

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June 27, 2013

PFA Launches Pre-Election Document “2013-2016 National Leadership for a Safer Australia”

The PFA Executive has launched its 2013 pre election document “2013-2016 National Leadership for a Safer Australia” by presenting it to both the Government and Opposition. PFA President Vince Kelly said, “The document identifies 17 key priorities for Australia’s 57,000 police officers and the PFA for the years ahead. We are asking all major political parties to advise us where …

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June 21, 2013

Police Federation appears before Parliamentary Inquiry into Spectrum for Public Safety Mobile Broadband

PFA President Vince Kelly, CEO Mark Burgess and Consultant, retired NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Bob Waites appeared before the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement’s Inquiry into Spectrum for Public Safety Mobile Broadband on Monday 17 June. To read the PFA’s submission to the Inquiry click here and for the attachments to the submission click here.  For a copy of the …

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