The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is responsible for providing community policing in the Australian Capital Territory. The AFP provides this service through ACT Policing. The Policing Arrangement and Purchase Agreement outline the details of the arrangements in place between the ACT Government and the Commonwealth for these services.

The ACT Minister for Police and Emergency Services issues Ministerial Directions to outline the Government’s priorities and expectations for ACT Policing.

Past Policing Arrangements

2016-17 Police Arrangement 

2011-2016 Policing Arrangement

2006-2011 Police Arrangement

Past Purchase Agreements

2017-2021 (note amendments below)

2017-21 amendment - 2020-21

2017-21 amendment - 2019-20

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

2009-2010

2008-2009

2007-2008

2006-2007

Past Ministerial Directions

2017

2016-2017

2015-2016

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

2011-2012

2010-2011

2009-2010

2008-2009

2007-2008

2006-2007

ACT Policing Complaint Reports

In accordance with the 2021-22 Purchase Agreement, the Minister for Police and Emergency Services releases the ACT Policing summary of the Australian Federal Police Professional Standards Complaint Reports. The release of the ACT Policing Complaint Reports is achieved through the tabling of the ACT Policing Annual Report in the ACT Legislative Assembly each year and are published on the Annual Reports page of the ACT Policing website

The reports provide information on complaints matters made against ACT Policing personnel. Links to past reports, which are also included in the ACT Policing Annual Report have been included below.

Further information on Professional Standards within ACT Policing and the whole of the Australian Federal Police can be found at the AFP website.

Complaints Report 2019-20 Full Year

Complaints Report 2018-19 Full Year [223 KB]

Complaints Report 2018-19 1stHalf [PDF 263]

Complaints Report 2017-18 FullYear [PDF 104]

Complaints Report 2017-18 1stHalf [PDF 138]

Complaints Report 2016-17 Qtr4 [PDF 114]

Complaints Report 2016-17 Qtr3 [PDF 134]

Complaints Report 2016-17 Qtr2 [PDF 136]