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First Australasian women police conference

Landmark Hotel, Sydney
01 July 1996

This conference was supported by the Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police Service, AusAid, and the Office of the Status of Women.

Contents

Introduction

This conference reviews the many different issues which impact on women police. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • police culture
  • socialisation
  • gender perceptions
  • work behaviour and health
  • industrial relations
  • career paths
  • working conditions
  • EEO strategies
  • management strategies
  • future directions

Conference papers

GETTING OUR BEARINGS

Impact of police culture

Panel A : socialisation

Panel B : gender perceptions

Panel C : work behaviour and health

'Doing gender' in police organisations

THE REALITIES

Women and police unions

Industrial relations and networking

Panel E : career paths

Panel F : working conditions

Panel G : employment and development practices

Panel H : EEO strategies

Panel I : management strategies

WHERE TO FROM HERE?