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Mick Travers and the AFP

Mick Travers and the AFP

To mark our centenary year, we’ve been speaking with serving and current members of the Australian Federal Police about their experiences, and how the AFP has changed over the years.

Mick Travers joined the AFP in 1981, and his career has taken him around the world, from ACT Community Policing to working for the UN in Cyprus. He was among the rescuers who pulled Stuart Diver from the wreckage of the Thredbo landslide, speaking to him continuously during the long hours it took to free him from the rubble.

His career has seen some incredible highs, and terrible lows, such as traveling to Bali in the aftermath of the 2002 terrorist bombings. We thank Mick for sharing his incredible stories...