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 the Opposition calling on …

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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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September 19, 2014

Counter Terrorism and Emergencies Need Mobile Communications

The PFA has written to the Prime Minister pointing out that one measure the Commonwealth could take to improve the capability of police and emergency services is to provide mobile broadband communications for first responders.  This capability will be in place for the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane through a temporary arrangement but for the rest of Australia, 20th century …

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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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