Ceremonial events and functions

Crossed flags of AFP and AustraliaOn 19 October 1979, the Commonwealth Police and ACT Police were incorporated to form the AFP. The AFP has since become the Commonwealth's primary law enforcement agency with a proud history of achievements and traditions.

To recognise, celebrate and respectfully honour the achievements and commitments made by members of the AFP, the AFP Ceremonial Team conducts and participates in a variety of police and community functions and ceremonies.

Ceremonial events include:

The Ceremonial Team coordinates the AFP Ceremonial and Protocol Officer (CAPO) Network and the AFP Pipes and Drums to perform ceremonial duties at these functions and ceremonies.


Honours and Awards, Ceremonial Events and Customs and Traditions Recognition and Ceremonial Team
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Canberra City ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6223 3000
Fax: (02) 6293 7796

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