October 25, 2016

PFA finds Senator Leyonhjelm comments contemptuous

The Police Federation of Australia has labelled the conduct of Liberal-Democrat senator David Leyonhjelm as “beneath contempt”.  This comes after video footage emerged of Leyonhjelm telling a protest rally that police “… can lie on the side of the road and bleed to death”. The PFA has written to both the Prime Minister and Leader of ...

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May 26, 2016

Strategic Plan 2016- 21

This document acts as a road map for the future direction of the Police Federation of Australia, and will assist the Federation’s office bearers and staff to ensure the PFA remains a strong, goal orientated organisation focused on the best possible outcomes for Australian police officers. The Strategic Plan 2016- 21 can be found here.

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October 2, 2015

Productivity Commission’s Report on Mobile Broadband Spectrum a Cop Out

In September the Productivity Commission released its long awaited report, Public Safety Mobile Broadband. The draft report is a serious disappointment to the PFA and State Governments. It fails to recommend dedicated spectrum for public safety’s national broadband network; it recommends a commercial provider, presumably Telstra, be contracted to deliver the service, while at the ...

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September 18, 2015

Nanny Pilot Programme Applications for Families Now Open

The Interim Home Based Carer Subsidy Programme (Nanny Pilot Programme) is aimed at supporting families who are experiencing difficulties accessing mainstream child care to meet or increase their workforce commitments such as working non-standard hours, living in remote or rural areas, and those who have children with additional needs. Applications from families wishing to participate in ...

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