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Police and Firefighting Services in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Police and Firefighting Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC O7710 | Jul 2016

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IBISWorld’s Police and Firefighting Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$16bn
Annual Growth 12-17
2.2%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Employment
100,330
Businesses
38
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Police and Firefighting Services industry is vital to Australia's security and emergency response capabilities. Each state and territory is predominantly responsible for the operation of its own police and firefighting services. 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, responding to road accidents, managing hazardous materials and educating the community about fire safety.

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Entry barriers to the industry are high due to the requirement for government approval and funding. In particular, legislation is a major barrier to new organisations. 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 Organisation 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 no prospect for these services to be undertaken by any other organisation... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Police and Firefighting Services Industry?

Operators in the industry provide services to maintain public order and safety (such as policing), and services for emergencies (such as fires and rescue services). 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 services operationsPolice station operationsTraffic policing operationsEmergency servicesFire brigade servicesFirefighting servicesFire prevention servicesRescue services


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