March 17, 2019

We stand with New Zealand

The Police Federation of Australia extends its deepest sympathy to the families and friends of the victims from yesterday’s attack in Christchurch. The PFA has relayed the offer of that support to New Zealand Police Association president Chris Cahill. Please refer to the PFA Media release issued on behalf of our membership.  

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March 12, 2019

Story of resilience and courage.

A story of courage and resilience. NSW police officer Melissa Kilminster shares her story. Despite undergoing many injuries and surgeries, she still continues her service to the community. Her resilience and dedication is an inspiration to us all. This story was aired on Channel 9, 7 March 2019 https://www.facebook.com/pansw.org.au/videos/1504236053039623/

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March 6, 2019

PFA membership soars to over 63,000

National membership of the PFA has reached over 63,100 – the highest number in the federation’s 20 year history. This is a jump of over 1000 from 2018 numbers. Membership comprises of police from every state and territory in the country.

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November 29, 2018

Results from mental health and well-being of police and emergency services survey released.

Beyond Blue has released their ground-breaking research into the mental health and well-being of police and emergency service personnel, which has included input from 33 agencies in every state and territory. More than 21,000 police, fire, ambulance and SES employees, volunteers and retired and former personnel took part in the 25-minute ‘Answering the call’ survey. The survey found: One in …

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September 21, 2018

2018 National Police Bravery Awards winner

It is with great pride that the PFA announces the winner of the inaugural National Bravery Awards is Senior Constable Stephanie Bochorsky from Western Australia. Chosen from over sixty nominations across the country, Stephanie’s bravery and selfless act saved the lives of two young innocent children who were being set alight by their father. “This honour was completely unexpected and …

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April 19, 2018

National Police Memorial under wraps…for now

The National Police Memorial (NPM) on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin, is temporarily under wraps as it undergoes a significant rebuild. Unveiled in 2006, the memorial consists of the commemorative wall and forecourt. While the wall will remain intact, the forecourt is being rebuilt due to a progressive deterioration in its appearance. The rebuild will replicate the original …

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April 6, 2018

Take a look at the Police Week promotional video

Take a look at the new promotional video for the PFA’s inaugural Police Week 2018. See the various events that will be occurring and the many opportunities available for businesses to become involved with policing across the country. Contact the PFA office for further information.

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March 28, 2018

PFA numbers reaching close to 62 000

The PFA membership numbers have risen to 61 811 as at 28 March 2018 according to the annual return submitted today to the Registered Organisation Commission (ROC). This is an increase from 60 871 as at 31 December 2016 and sees the PFA attracting some 10 000 new members across all jurisdictions in 10 years.

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