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
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The industry is considered to be in the mature phase of its life cycle. On average, industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to national GDP, is forecast to rise an annualised 2.1% over the 10 years through 2018-19. This is lower than estimated annualised GDP growth over the same period of 2.6%. Apart from one-off events, such as the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, or a major terrorist attack, industry demand is likely to increase at a steady rate going forward.
The police services segment offers a well-established and comprehensive range of services and experiences stable growth in establishment numbers and modest increases in technology... purchase to read more