Ceremonial events and functions

On 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.


Recognition Ceremonial and Protocol Team
GPO Box 401
Canberra City ACT 2601

Phone: (02) 5126 8521 (Honours and Awards team) or (02) 5127 2276 (Ceremonial team).

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