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AUSPOL - Police Welfare Foundation
The AUSPOL - Police Welfare Foundation is managed by the four directors of ALAJA Limited (currently Mr Jon Hunt-Sharman, Mr Jim Torr, Mr Jason Parkinson LL.B and Mr Rick Wigglesworth). The directors act as trustees for AUSPOL - Police Welfare Foundation in accordance with its constitution. The honorary Company Secretary is also Mr Jason Parkinson LL.B. The organisational structure is shown at Appendix 1. Legal services are provided by Mallesons Stephen Jaques and RSM Bird Cameron Chartered Accountants is the auditor.
Applications for assistance are considered by the Benefits Assignment Committee, which comprises two directors of ALAJA (one of whom chairs the Committee) and one community representative who is connected to ALAJA. Members of the Benefits Assignment Committee will be appointed by the trustees for a term of 12 months. Members are eligible for reappointment.
Jim Torr has been a Federal Police member since 1983 and holds tertiary qualifications in police management. He has a sound background in all aspects of administration and his career has included significant periods in Federal investigations, professional standards and corporate governance. He is currently a director of ALAJA Limited.
Jon Hunt-Sharman has been a member of the Australian Federal Police since 1983. His background includes Federal investigation and a 3 year period at the NSW ICAC. He has significant experience in corporate governance and administration with tertiary qualifications in law and economics. Jon serves as Company Secretary and Board member of the Brindabella Christian College with over six years standing.
Jason Parkinson LL.B was a detective in the New South Wales Police Force for 12 years before studying law. He has a substantial criminal, litigation and personal injury practice in Canberra (Porters Lawyers).
Rick Wigglesworth is the Curator of the Law Enforcement Wing, Western Goldfields Museum. He was awarded a fellowship of the Australian Institute of History and Arts in 1981 for his work in preserving the historical artifacts of the NSW Police and Goldfields. The Museum is affiliated with the National Trust and the Royal Australian Historical Society.
The strategic business plan of AUSPOL - Police Welfare Foundation for 2010-2015 is available in PDF to download below.