Media Release – 26/2/2016

Australasian Council of Women and Policing commends Australian Federal Police in setting new gender diversity targets.   Today on radio Commissioner Andrew Colvin of the Australian Federal Police announced new targets for gender diversity and inclusion in his workplace. The Australasian Council of Women and Policing commends Commissioner Colvin for his strength of leadership in setting these targets. His targets include 50% of women in […]

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Media Release – 27/1/2016

The Australasian Council of Women and Policing support the Commissioner of Queensland Police Service Ian Stewart APM and his plan to have no less than 50 per cent female recruits in each intake, taking effect immediately.    Council President Debbie Platz said the council is pleased to see a positive step to gender equality for the Service. “We know that Queensland is a diverse state […]

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Media Release – 9/12/2015

The Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) supports the need for change arising from the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission survey findings. ACWAP remains committed to improving policing outcomes for women in our communities and improving conditions for women in policing across Australasia. Victoria Police remains a key part of the Australasian law enforcement community.  This report and survey finding is relevant […]

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