November 11, 2014

Police Federation of Australia Federal Council Meeting

The Police Federation of Australia Federal Council meeting concluded with a dinner in Darwin on Tuesday 11 November, where long serving members Vince Kelly (NT) and Jon Hunt Sharman (AFP) were awarded Life membership. Click here for a photo of Vince, Jon with fellow life member Mark Burgess.  Earlier that afternoon the Australian Electoral Commission conducted elections for the PFA …

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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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July 23, 2013

Australian public big winners from Joint Parliamentary Committee findings on spectrum for public safety mobile broadband

On 23 July 2013 the Parliamentary Joint Committee tabled the report of its inquiry into spectrum for public safety mobile broadband and strongly backed the PFA’s call for 20MHz of spectrum to be made available for an interoperable national public safety mobile broadband network. The recommendations of this searching inquiry vindicate all the effort the PFA and its branches have …

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June 27, 2013

PFA Launches Pre-Election Document “2013-2016 National Leadership for a Safer Australia”

The PFA Executive has launched its 2013 pre election document “2013-2016 National Leadership for a Safer Australia” by presenting it to both the Government and Opposition. PFA President Vince Kelly said, “The document identifies 17 key priorities for Australia’s 57,000 police officers and the PFA for the years ahead. We are asking all major political parties to advise us where …

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