Violence Survey Released By ABS

Violence Survey Released By ABS

14 November 2017

Australian Bureau Of Statistics ABS Survey Shows Decline In Rates Of Violence Victor P Taffa Rate of violence in Australia has fallen over the last decade, according to 2016 Personal Safety Survey (PSS) figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Results from the survey show a drop in the proportion of Australians responding […]

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Safety Measures To Be Implemented Along Indian Ocean Drive

Safety Measures To Be Implemented Along Indian Ocean Drive

10 November 2017

Western Australia Minister for Road Safety Michelle Roberts Western Australia Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti McGowan Government Takes Decisive Action On Indian Ocean Drive Victor P Taffa Speed limit reduction on Indian Ocean Drive between Two Rocks and Lancelin to be implemented immediately High visibility Police patrols and enforcement activities to continue Audible centre and […]

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Site Announced For New Palmerston Police Station

Site Announced For New Palmerston Police Station

28 October 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Palmerston Police Station Site Announced Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the site of the new $26 Million Palmerston Police Station, which will provide around the clock Police presence for the local community. Palmerston Police Station project which was an election commitment was fast-tracked last year […]

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Territory Govt Fast-Tracks Recruitment Of 30 Police Recruits

Territory Govt Fast-Tracks Recruitment Of 30 Police Recruits

19 October 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Fast-Tracking Police Recruits for Safer Communities Victor P Taffa Territory Government has fast-tracked the recruitment of 30 experienced Police officers from around the country as part of an Accelerated Recruit Program (ARP), Chief Minister Michael Gunner announced today. Experienced Police officers will undergo an intensive 10-week training program starting […]

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Broome Regional Prison To Be Upgraded

Broome Regional Prison To Be Upgraded

06 October 2017

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Fran Logan Broome Regional Prison $2.7 Million Upgrade Victor P Taffa Broome prison staff and prisoners to benefit from $2.7 Million program of works Improvements to security, facilities, accommodation and recreation facilities Upgrades recognise the high demand on the Broome prison for remand and sentenced prisoners Local contractors expected […]

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Construction Gets Underway On New Colac Police Station

Construction Gets Underway On New Colac Police Station

21 September 2017

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville Work Starts On New Colac Police Station Victor P Taffa Construction is underway on the new Colac Police Station as the Andrews Government’s investment in regional Policing continues to roll out across the state. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today met with local Police officers and toured the worksite […]

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Average Speed Safety Cameras To Be Switched On From 6 September 2017

Average Speed Safety Cameras To Be Switched On From 6 September 2017

20 August 2017

Western Australia Minister for Police and Road Safety Michelle Roberts New Average Speed Safety Cameras To Be Switched On Victor P Taffa Mass media campaign warns Forrest Highway enforcement begins September 6, 2017 Two 27 km zones (northbound and southbound) run between Lake Clifton and Binningup Police and Road Safety Minister Michelle Roberts have launched […]

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Premier To Amend Law That Restores Martin Place For Everyone’s Use

Premier To Amend Law That Restores Martin Place For Everyone’s Use

08 August 2017

New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian New South Wales Minister for Social Housing Pru Goward New South Wales Will Change Laws To Remove Tent City Victor P Taffa New South Wales Government will urgently move to change laws to allow authorities to remove the Martin Place tent city following inaction by the City of Sydney, […]

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Chris Dawson APM Appointed As Western Australia’s New Police Commissioner

Chris Dawson APM Appointed As Western Australia’s New Police Commissioner

02 August 2017

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts New Police Commissioner For Western Australia Victor P Taffa Chris Dawson APM appointed next Western Australia Police Commissioner Working with Government to deliver outcomes in community safety State Government has today appointed Chris Dawson APM as Western Australia’s new Commissioner of Police. “We […]

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Police Dogs Now To Wear Protection Vests

Police Dogs Now To Wear Protection Vests

29 July 2017

South Australia Minister for Police Peter Malinauskas Extra Layer Of Protection For Police Dogs Victor P Taffa Protection vests will now be worn by all SA Police (SAPOL) General Duty Police dogs, reducing the risk of harm from offenders on the frontline. “Police dogs are integral members of our frontline Policing team, supporting officers to […]

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Minister Opens Operational Base For Security And Emergency Services Group

Minister Opens Operational Base For Security And Emergency Services Group

23 July 2017

Victoria Minister for Corrections Gayle Tierney New Base For Corrections’ Specialist Operations Staff Victor P Taffa Corrections Victoria’s specialist emergency response unit to have a new home at the Metropolitan Remand Centre. Minister for Corrections Gayle Tierney officially opened the operational base for the Security and Emergency Services Group (SESG) today. “We’re investing in our […]

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Yanchep Police Station To Be Upgraded

Yanchep Police Station To Be Upgraded

06 July 2017

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Upgraded Yanchep Police Station To Improve Crime Response Victor P Taffa Expanded Yanchep Police Station will have capacity to accommodate 4 times as many officers Police Minister Michelle Roberts and Butler MLA John Quigley today inspected plans for the expanded Yanchep Police Station. “This will be a significant […]

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Andrews Govt Creates Supervising Role For Police Custody Officers

Andrews Govt Creates Supervising Role For Police Custody Officers

28 May 2017

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville New Senior Role For Police Custody Officers Victor P Taffa Andrews Government has created a new supervising role for Police Custody Officers (PCO’s) to free up sworn Police from custody duties so they can spend more time on the frontline targeting aggravated burglaries, family violence and recidivist offending. Supervising […]

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Expanded Operating Hours For Forrestfield Police Station

Expanded Operating Hours For Forrestfield Police Station

04 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Forrestfield Police Station To Increase Opening Hours From May 8 Victor P Taffa Forrestfield Police Station will be open for longer from Monday, May 8 Expanded opening hours will meet key election commitment Expanded service will ensure improved community access to Police Forrestfield Police Station will be open […]

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Expanded Operating Hours For Belmont Police Station

Expanded Operating Hours For Belmont Police Station

04 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Belmont Police Station To Increase Opening Hours From May 8 Victor P Taffa Belmont Police Station will be open for longer from Monday, May 8 Expanded opening hours will meet key election commitment Expanded service will ensure improved community access to Police Belmont Police Station will be open […]

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Palmerston Police Station Upgrade To Be Brought Forward

Palmerston Police Station Upgrade To Be Brought Forward

01 May 2017

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison $26 Million For Palmerston Police Station Means Jobs And Safer Community Victor P Taffa Ahead of her first Northern Territory (NT) Budget, Treasurer Nicole Manison today announced $26 Million for the new Palmerston Police Station. Budget 17 will include an extra $11 Million for Stage 2 of the station on […]

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Ellenbrook Police Station To Operate 24/7 From 24 July 2017

Ellenbrook Police Station To Operate 24/7 From 24 July 2017

01 May 2017

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Around-The-Clock Police Station At Ellenbrook To Open In July Victor P Taffa Ellenbrook Police Station will operate 24/7 from July 24, 2017 Around-the-clock opening hours will meet key election commitment Expanded service will ensure improved community access to Police and provide a safe haven for victims Ellenbrook Police […]

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Another 300 Police Officers Commence Duties Next Month

Another 300 Police Officers Commence Duties Next Month

21 April 2017

Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville Frontline Police Numbers Keep Climbing Victor P Taffa There are more sworn Police officers in Victoria in every region across the state since the Andrews Government came to power, according to the latest Victoria Police staffing report released today. This is before another 300 Police officers start to hit […]

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Redeveloped Maleny Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

Redeveloped Maleny Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

13 April 2017

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Maleny Police Station Opens Its Doors Victor P Taffa Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Central Region Assistant Commissioner Alistair Dawson has officially opened the new Maleny Police Station. “It was great to be able to open the redevelopment of the Maleny Station that will enhance front line Policing […]

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Fortification Laws Passes The House Of Assembly

Fortification Laws Passes The House Of Assembly

12 April 2017

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding Fortification Laws One Step Closer Victor P Taffa Minister for Infrastructure Rene Hidding said that the Hodgman Government’s legislation to crack down on criminal groups using fortified buildings to conduct illegal activities has now passed the House of Assembly. “New laws will give Police greater powers to remove fortifications […]

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