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 same time acknowledging that “priority …

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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 the Nanny Pilot Programme …

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June 18, 2015

Rule Change Lodged in Fair Work Commission

The WA Branch of the Police Federation of Australia has lodged with the Fair Work Commission a request for amendment to Part CA – Western Australia Police Branch Rules.  Click here to view the letter to the Fair Work Commission or click here to view the Declaration.

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June 1, 2015

Submission to Productivity Commission

The Police Federation of Australia has today made a submission to the Productivity Commission Issues Paper, April 2015 in relation to Public Safety Mobile Broadband. To view the PFA Submission, click here.

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April 28, 2015

Nanny Pilot Programme

The Police Federation congratulates the Federal Government on the announcement of the Nanny Pilot Programme. To view Minister Morrison’s press release regarding the two year Interim Home Based Carer Subsidy Programme  click here To view today’s article in the Daily Telegraph  click here

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April 6, 2015

Interim Report on the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

In light of a range of events in the US in 2014, US President Barack Obama established the Task Force on 21st Century Policing.  For a copy of the Interim Report – click here.  In response to the report, our colleagues from the Fraternal Order of Policing (FOP) produced an analysis for their members.  For a copy of that analysis …

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