Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Police and Firefighting Services industry is vital to Australia's security and emergency response capabilities. 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 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, 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 growth phase of its life cycle. On average, industry value added, which measures the industry's contribution to national GDP, is projected to rise by an annualised 3.0% over the 10 years through 2020-21, due to continued population growth and increased government funding. This is higher than estimated annualised GDP growth over the same period of 2.8%. This shows that the industry will account for a higher proportion of Australia's economy in 2020-21 than it did in 2010-11.
The police services segment offers a well-established and comprehensive range of services, and benefits from steady increases in technology. While new technology has been introduced across many police stations, the majority of processes remain relatively labour intensive... purchase to read more