Notice of Annual General Meeting

ACWAP will be holding its next Annual General Meeting (AGM) after the ‘Melbourne Excellence 2016’ development seminar as per the following details: Notice of Annual General Meeting Arts Centre, Melbourne 100 St Kilda Road, Southbank 3006 1:30pm Tuesday 13 September 2016 At the AGM, the Council will call for membership nominations and elect Executive Committee members as well as general Committee members. We are now […]

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2016 Conference

Excellence in Policing Awards and Development Seminar will be held in Melbourne from 11 September to 13 September 2016. Further details will be available shortly. To register your interest or to nominate someone for an award please contact ACWAP2016PolicingAwards@police.qld.gov.au 2017 will see ACWAP co host a conference and awards ceremony with the Queensland Police Service and the International Association of Women in Policing (IAWP). This […]

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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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2015 Awards for Excellence in Policing – Australasian Council of Women and Policing

Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) has been participating in the global network of women in policing since it was established in August 1997. It consists of women and men within police services and the community who work together to improve the opportunities and services provided to women within policing of our communities.  Each year ACWAP presents a number of awards for excellence in […]

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2015 AIPM Scholarship Recipient Announced

ACWAP is delighted to announce the recipient of the AIPM Scholarship, Senior Sergeant Jane-Marie Kluzek of SAPOL.  Thank you to all 29 applicants for your expression of interest.  The EOI’s were of a high standard and we wish all applicants the best in their policing endeavours. The Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) is constantly seeking opportunities for women in law enforcement and in […]

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