Allan McCarthy

Allan McCarthy has over 42 years with the QPS, joining as a Cadet in 1976.  He is currently the Assistant Commissioner at Organisational Capability Command, where he leads a team that manages a range of business improvement units including research & innovation, data analytics, frontline equipment, drug & alcohol coordination, frontline IT systems, and key stakeholder engagement with key IT, facilities and vehicle asset partners.

His early career involved frontline policing duties in metropolitan and regional areas, and a period of plain clothes and prosecutions work, before moving through non-commissioned ranks as an Education & Training Officer.  He was promoted to Inspector in 1998 as a Regional Police Training Coordinator, and also spent 6 years in country/regional areas managing different police districts.    

He was promoted to Superintendent at Specialist Services Branch where he managed the Water Police, Mounted Police Unit, Railway Squad, Dog Squad, & Public Safety Response Team. Over the next several years he also worked in the traffic policing and projects areas before being promoted to Chief Superintendent at the Police Academy in 2011.  He was then appointed to take charge of the South Brisbane Police District for several years, where he was responsible for over 60 police stations and work units, and around 1300 officers. 

He has performed duty as the overall Commander for a number of significant events, including the Queensland stage of the Cricket World Cup and the Asian Soccer Cup in 2015.   He transferred to Ethical Standards Command as the Commander of Internal Investigations, before being promoted to his current position.

Allan has tertiary qualifications in adult education and training, and also public sector management.


Mr Hine joined Tasmania Police as a cadet 28 years ago. Upon graduation he conducted uniform and traffic control duties, followed by a six-year posting with Launceston CIB as a Detective Senior Constable.

Mr Hine was promoted to Sergeant in 1993 and to the rank of Inspector in 1997 when he worked in Business Projects Services. He was appointed Commander in 2000 when he headed Executive Support and Operations Support. In 2002, Mr Hine was appointed Assistant Commissioner.

He was awarded the National Medal in 1995, the Commissioner’s Medal in 1999 and the Australian Police medal in 2002. Mr Hine was appointed Commissioner of Police in October 2010.


Assistant Commissioner Corboy is currently the Commander of the Education and Training Command with the rank of assistant commissioner.  He is also the treasurer of NSW Police Legacy.

He was awarded the National Medal in 1997 and the Australian Police Medal in 2008. A/C Corboy serves as a Deputy Chair of the AIPM Board of Studies which provides advice to the AIPM Board of Control on all educational matters at the AIPM.

Jeff Loy

Jeff Loy is the NSWPF Deputy Commissioner in charge of Metropolitan Field Operations which includes the three region commands within the greater Sydney Metropolitan area.

Deputy Commissioner Loy joined the Police Force in February, 1982 and has extensive investigation experience as a Detective in the Drug Law Enforcement Squad, Homicide Squad and Major Crime Squads. He led proactive Target Action Groups in Northern New South Wales until appointed to Detective Inspector, Crime Manager, Shoalhaven. His career progression continued with positions which have included Detective Chief Superintendent, Director Operations, Professional Standards Command, Local Area Commander, Campsie, Far South Coast, Albury and Shoalhaven, as well as Assistant Commissioner in Command of both the Forensic Services Group and Northern Region.

Deputy Commissioner Loy has several Region, State and National Awards including Australian Police Medal (APM) National Police Service Medal, National Medal 2nd clasp, NSW Police Medal 3rd clasp, Bronze Medal for Bravery (Royal Humane Society), a Commissioner’s Commendation for Courage and a Commissioner’s Commendation for Service as well as Commissioner’s Olympic Citation. He has been awarded his 35 year medal for services to Surf Life Saving Australia.

Deputy Commissioner Loy has several post graduate qualifications including a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Queensland. He was awarded the University of Queensland, Director’s Leadership Award for 2008.