Latest news updates from the Police Association of NSW.

Pre-Election Submission: NSW State Election 2019

Our in-depth pre-election submission identifies issues important to our members ahead of the 2019 NSW State Election. The Police Association is calling on all candidates to provide a clear position on where they stand with regard to these issues. Read more...


The purpose of this scholarship is to allow female activists the opportunity to complete an approved course at AIPM: Balance – Women Leaders in Public Safety. 12 – 15 February 2019 and 8 – 10 May 2019. Applications close 5pm Friday, 4 January 2019.

Lockout Laws at Risk

This week, NSW cross bench MLC Robert Borsak will put a new Bill to Parliament repealing Sydney’s lock out laws. Tell MLC Robert Borsak and key decision makers that these life-saving laws should not be scrapped.

Phillip Donato MP is calling on Government to increase protections for Police

Phillip Donato MP is calling on Government to increase protections for Police including IP for officers aged 60 and over.

Notice of Application for Changes to Branch Rules

The NSW Police Branch of the Police Federation of Australia has made application to Fair Work Australia for changes to the branch rules.


The BACKUP for Life EXPO is an exciting opportunity for our former officers and their families to be recognised for their committed service to the NSW Police Force. It's also a great chance to catch up with former colleagues and friends. The 2018 Expo will be held 1 November 2018 at Rosehill Racecourse.

National Police Bravery Award 2018

The Police Federation of Australia proudly announced the winner of the inaugural National Police Bravery Awards is Senior Constable Stephanie Bochorsky from Western Australia.


The Police Association of NSW (PANSW) said today’s incident at Eastwood Police Station highlights the dangers of policing in the current global threat environment.


The Police Association of NSW (PANSW) today implored the Berejiklian government to hear our call for 500 police today, and a further 500 each year over the term of the next Government.

‘Back the Blue.’

PANSW 2018 Budget Submission, “How the NSW Government must prioritise Community Safety'.

Prisoner Transport Dispute

Monday 14 May 2018
Following recommendations being issued by the IRC on the 12th October regarding our prisoner transport dispute, the NSW Police Force, Corrective Services NSW and your Association reported back on the 24th October where NSWPF provided their position on each of the recommendations.

PANSW Media Release: NSW Government must fund more police - NSW Police needs 2,500 Officers.

The Police Association of NSW (PANSW) today called on the Government to stop gambling with the safety of the people of NSW. For years, the police officers of NSW have strived to do more to service and protect the community without the necessary resources.

'Science, politics, and the play of chance in recent Australian drinking law changes'

Outstanding academic article and research by Professor Kypros Kypri of Newcastle University on the benefits of shorter trading hours in Newcastle, Sydney, Kings Cross, Queensland and internationally.

Injured Police Officers

In San Francisco, Sergeant Eric Batchelder is a fully operational investigator working on the street, despite the amputation of his lower left leg. This would not be the case in NSW...

Promoting the Mental Health of First Responders

Beyondblue has launched a framework to protect and support the mental health of first responders.

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