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Police and Firefighting Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Police and Firefighting Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC O7710 | Jun 2014

Banding together: The industry increases its focus on inter-agency operations

The Police and Firefighting Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$15bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
93,160
Businesses
38
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Police and Firefighting Services industry includes public order, safety and emergency services provided by police and firefighting organisations. The police force is unique in its characteristics and structure, given that it provides a general service of protection to the entire community. Each state and territory is predominantly responsible for the operation of its own police service. The Federal Government is responsible for the Australian Federal Police, which polices national laws and provides community policing services in the Australian Capital Territory. The role of firefighting organisations includes responding to fires, investigating fires, developing safety codes, providing road accident rescue, managing hazardous materials and educating people about fire safety... purchase to read more

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Legislation is a major barrier to entering the industry. Government legislation rules the establishment of policing, law enforcement and firefighting. Underlying this legislative barrier is the generally unquestioned perception that the maintenance of public order and the enforcement of the law can only be entrusted to a body that is not motivated by financial gain. The Australian Security Intelligence Act 1979 established ASIO as the Commonwealth's agent for providing advice on security matters and empowers it to collect information as required. There is almost no prospect for these services to be undertaken by any other organisation. Similar legislation governs other security intelligence organisations... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Police and Firefighting Services Industry?

Operators in this industry provide services to maintain public order and safety, such as policing, as well as services for emergencies, such as fires and road accidents. The industry comprises police services (including federal agencies) and fire brigades (metropolitan and country). It does not include ambulance services, corrective and detention centres, or private investigation and security services.

Industry Products
State and territory police servicesAustralian Federal Police servicesIntelligence servicesFirefighting services
 
Industry Activities
Intelligence service operationsPolice service operationsPolice station operationsTraffic policing operationsEmergency servicesFire brigade servicesFirefighting servicesFire prevention servicesRescue services


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