29 May 2023

The Northern Territory Police Association (NTPA) welcomes the election of Nathan Finn as its President following a full member vote.
Mr Finn is the 33rd President to lead the Association, which is the industrial voice of all members of the Northern Territory Police Force.
On his appointment to lead the NTPA, Mr Finn said "I am honoured and privileged to have been elected by the members of the Association as the President of the NTPA.
“The last few years have been some of the most challenging our members have ever faced. Now, more than ever we need to use our collective strength to lobby Government and the Senior Police Executive to ensure the best interests our of members is protected and progressed.
“I want to acknowledge and thank the members who nominated for positions on the board, and in particular the members who put their hand up for the role of President. It’s not an easy task and the number and calibre of candidates who nominated is testament to the quality of our membership as a whole.
“Importantly, I’d like to acknowledge the leadership of outgoing President Paul McCue and pay tribute to his commitment and hard work during his two-term tenure as President. Paul's unwavering dedication and determination have left an enduring mark on our Association,” said Mr Finn.
As a Senior Sergeant – a rank he still holds – Mr Finn has worked in frontline operations for the past 20 years serving both in remote, and regional stations across the Northern Territory, both as a general duties response member, to manager - and supervisor.
As well as his role as NTPA President, Mr Finn, will represent the Northern Territory Police community on the board of the Police Federation of Australia (PFA).
Senior Vice President, Lisa Bayliss, will remain in the NTPA office during Mr Finn's transition period.


Please direct all media enquiries to NTPA Communications Officer, Kyrrie Blenkinsop +61 (0) 499 017 654 or

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