It’s tax time! It pays to learn what work-related expenses you can claim

It’s tax time! It pays to learn what work-related expenses you can claim

Lodging your tax return is easy when you have everything ready that you will need. When completing your tax return, you may be able to claim deductions for some work-related expenses. To claim a work-related deduction: • you must have spent the money yourself and weren’t reimbursed • it must be directly related to earning your income • you must have a record to prove […]

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ACWAP President wins IAWP Officer of the Year Award

ACWAP President wins IAWP Officer of the Year Award

Acting Assistant Commissioner Debbie Platz has been globally recognised by receiving the prestigious International Association of Women Police (IAWP) Officer of the Year Award. This award is awarded to female officers who, by their overall service and accomplishments throughout their career, have distinguished themselves in the four areas of leadership, community service, mentoring and excellence in performance. Acting Assistant Commissioner Platz has a lengthy and distinguished […]

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NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

ACWAP will be holding its next Annual General Meeting (AGM) after the Perth “The Power of Many Equals” development seminar as per the following details: Notice of Annual General Meeting Crown, Perth Grand Ballroom Great Eastern Highway Burswood, WA, 6100 12:30pm Friday 14 September 2018 At the AGM, the Council will call for membership nominations and elect Executive Committee members as well as general Committee members. We are now seeking nominations of candidates […]

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Senior Constable Maha Sukkar

Senior Constable Maha Sukkar

Leading Senior Constable Maha Sukkar is Multicultural Liaison Officer with Victoria Police, where she promotes cross-cultural understanding to better serve the needs of the Victorian community. In 2004, Maha Sukkar became the first Muslim policewoman in Victoria to wear a hijab, challenging stereotypes and setting a trailblazing example for police forces around the world. In her 13 year career, Maha has taken a lead role […]

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Supporting Cancer Council Queensland – Breast Cancer Awareness

Supporting Cancer Council Queensland – Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To support this initiative, a Queensland Police Service (QPS) approved Challenge Coin has been created (image below). This will be a limited edition run and all proceeds from the sale of these coins will be provided to Cancer Council Queensland – Breast Cancer Awareness. This initiative has been made possible with the support of the Commissioned Officers Union. Breast […]

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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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