June 12, 2019

Not worth the paper it’s printed on’: Police union boss rubbishes WA government’s pay offer By Hannah Barry June 11, 2019 — 5.53pm The newly-elected WA police union president has labelled a pay offer presented to its workforce by the state government as “not worth the paper it is printed on”. The offer was announced by Industrial Relations Minister Bill …

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May 22, 2019

Criminals’ money to help cops with PTSD

Crims’ money used to help cops with PTSD, with new movie Dark Blue part of $6m campaign Charles Miranda and Mark Morri, News Corp Australia Network May 22, 2019 7:30pm Click here to view article. Criminals will indirectly fund the police officers they taunt and traumatise, with the proceeds of their crimes to fund a movie, a book and a …

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March 20, 2019

PFA Western Australia Branch – Proposed Rule Change

The WA Branch of the Police Federation of Australia has written to the Fair Work Commission to propose changes to the WA Branch Rules.  Please click here to view an outline of the changes, click here to view the “marked up” version of the rules, click here to view the WA Branch meeting Agenda, click here to view the Minutes …

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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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February 15, 2019

Senate Inquiry Into the role of Commonwealth, state and territory Governments in addressing the high rates of mental health conditions experienced by first responders, emergency service workers and volunteers

On 27 March 2018, the Senate referred an inquiry into the  role  of  Commonwealth,  state  and  territory  Governments  in  addressing  the high rates of mental health conditions experienced by first responders, emergency service workers and volunteers to the Education and Employment References Committee for inquiry and report by 5 December 2018.  On 18 October 2018, the Senate granted an extension of time …

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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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