Gunner Govt To Bring Back Banned Drinkers Register

Gunner Govt To Bring Back Banned Drinkers Register

31 January 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner 18 Frontline Police Officers To Tackle Youth Crime Victor P Taffa Gunner Territory Government will assign 12 Police on the beat and 6 detectives to tackle youth crime in the Northern Territory (NT). Chief Minister Michael Gunner said the 18 experienced frontline officers are on top of regular Police […]

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New Nanango Police Station Continues Policing In Area Dating Back To 1864

New Nanango Police Station Continues Policing In Area Dating Back To 1864

13 January 2017

Queensland Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan New Nanango Police Station Officially Opens Victor P Taffa Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart were both on site today to open the new Nanango Police Station. Built upon the same location as the old station, the $2.51 […]

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Since 2008 Barnett Govt Spent $400 Million Building And Upgrading Police Stations

Since 2008 Barnett Govt Spent $400 Million Building And Upgrading Police Stations

09 January 2017

Western Australia Acting Premier Liza Harvey Ballajura Police Station Opens As Another Commitment Is Delivered Victor P Taffa New Ballajura Police Station opens its doors Another major election commitment delivered Part of 19 new and major refurbished stations to open since 2008 Liberal National Government has delivered another major election commitment by opening the doors […]

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Chief Minister Plans To Increase Police Officer Numbers By 120 Over 4 Years

Chief Minister Plans To Increase Police Officer Numbers By 120 Over 4 Years

05 January 2017

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Chief Minister Will Give Police The Numbers They Need Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today outlined a four-year recruitment plan to increase Territory Police numbers by 120 over the term of the Gunner Government. Chief Minister Gunner said his Government would guarantee the funding needed for the […]

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Ian Thomas Appointed Director Of Prisons Designate

Ian Thomas Appointed Director Of Prisons Designate

21 December 2016

Tasmania Minister for Corrections Vanessa Goodwin Director Of Prisons Designate Appointed Victor P Taffa Minister for Corrections Vanessa Goodwin announced that Ian Thomas has been appointed as the Director of Prisons Designate. Mr. Thomas has an extensive corrections career spanning over 30 years, most recently as the General Manager of Port Phillip Prison in Victoria […]

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Minister Inspects Newly Completed Women’s Prison

Minister Inspects Newly Completed Women’s Prison

18 December 2016

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Joe Francis Capacity Boost As New Women’s Prison Opens Victor P Taffa First women received at the new Melaleuca remand and reintegration facility Landmark expansion of women’s prison estate enhances rehabilitation opportunities Corrective Services Minister Joe Francis today inspected the latest milestone project in the Liberal National Government’s prison […]

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Premier Barnett Opens New Cockburn Police Station

Premier Barnett Opens New Cockburn Police Station

01 December 2016

Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett Western Australia Minister for Police Liza Harvey New $19 Million Cockburn Police Station Opens Victor P Taffa Another major election commitment has been delivered by the Liberal National Government with a new Cockburn Central Police Station. Premier Colin Barnett joined Deputy Premier and Police Minister Liza Harvey today to tour […]

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Police Launch Strike Force Vulcan For 2016-17 Fire Season

Police Launch Strike Force Vulcan For 2016-17 Fire Season

29 November 2016

Western Australia Minister for Police Liza Harvey Western Australia Minister for Emergency Services Joe Francis Fire Bugs Put On Notice Ahead Of Summer Victor P Taffa WA Police launch Strike Force Vulcan for the 2016-17 fire season Public information plays a critical role in fighting arson With summer just days away, the Liberal National Government […]

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Deputy Premier Opens New Yalgoo Police Station

Deputy Premier Opens New Yalgoo Police Station

03 November 2016

Western Australia Minister for Police Liza Harvey New $2.4 Million Yalgoo Police Station Opens Doors Victor P Taffa New station replaces the previous 1983 building Will be linked to the local shire’s CCTV system More than triples the workforce capacity Yalgoo is the latest community to benefit from the Liberal National Government’s multimillion-dollar program to […]

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Trans-Tasman Law And Order Meeting Discusses Firearms Categories

Trans-Tasman Law And Order Meeting Discusses Firearms Categories

22 October 2016

Northern Territory Attorney-General Natasha Fyles Attorney-General Represents NT At A Peak Trans-Tasman Law And Order Meeting Victor P Taffa Attorney-General Natasha Fyles attended a Trans-Tasman law and order meeting in Melbourne. Law, Crime and Community Safety Council (LCCSC) is made up of Ministers for law, justice, Police and emergency management from every state and Territory, […]

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Chief Minister Tours The Red Centre Policing Facilities

Chief Minister Tours The Red Centre Policing Facilities

11 October 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Body-Worn Camera Evidence To Protect Victims And Help Police Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Michael Gunner today visited Police facilities and observed Police on duty in some of Alice Springs crime hotspots. The Chief Minister inspected the new Alice Springs Police Station, the Forensic and Dog Unit facility, rode […]

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South Australia Kept In The Dark About Attempted Jailbreak

South Australia Kept In The Dark About Attempted Jailbreak

29 September 2016

South Australia Shadow Minister for Correctional Services Dan van Holst Pellekaan Dangerous Criminals Attempted Jailbreak Victor P Taffa The State Opposition are calling on the Minister for Correctional Services Peter Malinauskas to detail how two dangerous criminals almost escaped from Port Augusta prison last Tuesday and why the incident was kept secret. “It is unacceptable […]

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Planning Underway To Give Palmerston A New Police Station

Planning Underway To Give Palmerston A New Police Station

11 July 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles New Palmerston Police Station Planned Victor P Taffa A re-elected Country Liberals Government will deliver a new Police operations facility in Palmerston to service the Northern Territory’s fastest-growing city and the rural area. Chief Minister and Minister for Police, Adam Giles, visited the existing Police station on Monday, which opened […]

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Giles Govt Extends Open Speed Limits

Giles Govt Extends Open Speed Limits

09 July 2016

Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles Open Speed Limits Extended Victor P Taffa Open speed limit zones are being extended further in the Northern Territory.   Chief Minister Adam Giles said a 60 km section has opened this week that creates a continuous open speed limit zone for 336 km on the Stuart Highway from […]

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800 Police Officers Graduate Since January 2015

800 Police Officers Graduate Since January 2015

23 June 2016

Queensland Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne New Police Set To Hit The Beat Across The State From Today Victor P Taffa Queenslanders will see 58 new Police on the beat following the latest round of graduations from the Queensland Police Academy today. The graduation ceremony was held at the Queensland Police […]

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Minister Announces A New Police Station For Bowen

Minister Announces A New Police Station For Bowen

23 June 2016

Queensland Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O‘Rourke New State Of The Art Police Station Set For Bowen Victor P Taffa A new Police station will be built in Bowen as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to boost Policing services across North Queensland. Visiting Bowen today, Minister Assisting the Premier on North […]

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Queensland Receives 1,500 New And Replacement Police Vehicles In 2 Years

Queensland Receives 1,500 New And Replacement Police Vehicles In 2 Years

09 June 2016

Queensland Minister for Police Bill Byrne Palaszczuk Govt Announces $32 Million For New And Replacement Police Vehicles Victor P Taffa Police Minister Bill Byrne has today announced $32 Million for new and replacement vehicles as part of this year’s State Budget. Minister Byrne said this funding was part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to ensuring […]

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Central Queensland Receives New Police Recruits

Central Queensland Receives New Police Recruits

31 March 2016

Queensland Minister for Police and Emergency Services Bill Byrne Minister Welcomes New Police Recruits To Central Queensland Victor P Taffa Police and Emergency Services Minister and Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne today welcomed nine First Year Constables to their new Policing roles in Rockhampton and Gladstone. Minister Byrne said six of the new First Year […]

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Hodgkinson Reminds Drivers Of Operation Tortoise Easter Long Weekend 2016

Hodgkinson Reminds Drivers Of Operation Tortoise Easter Long Weekend 2016

25 March 2016

New South Wales Member for Cootamundra Katrina Hodgkinson Operation Tortoise-Katrina Urges Road Safety This Easter Long Weekend Victor P Taffa Member for Cootamundra, Katrina Hodgkinson is urging every road user to take care this Easter long weekend with the road toll already rising. “This years’ road toll is already up on the same time last […]

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Borallon Prison To Be Re-Commissioned In April 2016

Borallon Prison To Be Re-Commissioned In April 2016

15 March 2016

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Bill Byrne Re-Commissioning Of Borallon Set For April 2016 Victor P Taffa The re-commissioning of the earning and learning prison at Borallon is set for opening from April this year Minister for Corrective Services Bill Byrne said today. In July 2015, the Queensland Government announced the commencement of re-commissioning work […]

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