October 28, 2014

Stronger Visa Cancellation Powers Supported

The Police Federation of Australia has backed proposed changes to the Migration Act 1958 which will make it easier to cancel the visas of non-citizens who commit serious crimes. Citing the case of a Tongan citizen, Motekiai Tuafahema, who was convicted of manslaughter of a Sydney police officer on traffic patrol, and was on parole at the time the officer …

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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

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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September 6, 2013

Political Parties Make Policing Commitments

The three major political parties have responded to issues raised by the Police Federation of Australia in the run up to Saturday’s federal election. For a copy of the newsletter to members highlighting key policies click here. To see details of all parties responses click here.

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May 3, 2013

Parliamentary Inquiry into Spectrum for Public Safety Mobile Broadband

Since June 2010, the Police Federation of Australia has been campaigning for adequate spectrum for police and emergency services.  We are delighted that the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Law Enforcement has decided to hold an Inquiry, reporting in July 2013 on this strategically important issue for police.  To view the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry, click here

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