July 2, 2014

PFA Good Practice Code for Managing Risks in Policing

Police Federation of Australia President Vince Kelly launched the PFA Good Practice Code for Managing Risks in Policing at the Police Association of New South Wales 2014 Biennial Conference. It’s aim is to drive down the serious injury rate in operational policing.  Click here to download.

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June 24, 2014

ICPRA 2014 Conference

This year the International Council of Police Representative Associations met in Cape Town, South Africa.  To read the Post Conference Communique on Policing and Mental Health click here.  To read the Post Conference Communique click here.

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June 24, 2014

Amendment to WA Branch Rules

The Western Australia Branch of the Police Federation of Australia has today made a submission to the Fair Work Commission in relation to Alteration to the Police Federation of Australia Rules – Part CA – Western Australia Police Branch.  Please click here for more information.

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April 16, 2014

Spectrum for Public Safety Agencies

On the 16 April 2014 the PFA wrote a second letter to the Minister of Communications Malcolm Turnbull urging a swift response on the cost benefit analysis for the provision of 20MHz of spectrum for public safety agencies. The PFA is now awaiting a response to this letter.  To view the letter please click here.

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April 14, 2014

Prime Minister Announces New Operable Date For The National Police Services Medal

On the weekend, the Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Justice Minister Michael Keenan announced the eligibility for the National Police Services Medal will in the future recognize the service on or after 14 February 1975, the date on which the Australian Honours system was established. (click here to read the joint press release) Previously only service on or after 30 …

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April 10, 2014

PFA Congratulates Greg Davies

A number of Presidents from PFA Branches last week attended the farewell function for Greg Davies who retired from the Victoria Police Force and as Secretary of The Police Association (Victoria) after a long and distinguished career.  Greg has made a significant contribution to the work of the PFA since taking over the role of Secretary of the Victoria Branch and …

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