5,500 QCS Staff Keeps Queensland Safe

5,500 QCS Staff Keeps Queensland Safe

20 January 2020

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan QCS Officers Recognised For Service Victor P Taffa Story and Victoria bridges were lit up in blue and silver on Friday to celebrate National Corrections Day. Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan said 5,500 Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) staff work diligently every day to keep the Queensland community […]

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New Police Vessel Contract Announced By Minister

New Police Vessel Contract Announced By Minister

17 January 2020

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Contract Awarded For New Police Vessel Victor P Taffa Keeping Tasmanians safe is a priority for the Tasmanian Government. Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton announced today that the contract to deliver a new all-weather, fast-response Police patrol vessel has been awarded […]

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Construction Of Risdon’s New Southern Remand Centre To Begin In March 2020

Construction Of Risdon’s New Southern Remand Centre To Begin In March 2020

07 January 2020

Tasmania Attorney-General Elise Archer New Southern Remand Centre On Track Victor P Taffa Construction of the new Southern Remand Centre at Risdon is set to begin in March with Hansen Yuncken announced as the managing contractor for the project, Attorney-General Elise Archer said. Hansen Yuncken has a proven track record in building Tasmanian infrastructure and […]

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Melaleuca Female Prison Returns To Public Management

Melaleuca Female Prison Returns To Public Management

04 January 2020

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan Melaleuca Female Prison To Be Returned To Public Hands Victor P Taffa Agreement reached today for Melaleuca Remand and Reintegration Facility to be returned to public sector management Opportunity for members of current workforce to join Western Australia public sector Acacia Prison to remain privately operated Process […]

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Booze Buses Promised In March 2018 And Yet To Arrive

Booze Buses Promised In March 2018 And Yet To Arrive

28 December 2019

Victoria Shadow Minister for Police & Community Safety David Southwick Labor’s Booze Buses Promised For Easter But Won’t Even Be Delivered By Christmas Victor P Taffa Reports today that custom-built Drug and Alcohol buses will be again delayed until February 2020 is the latest delay to hit Premier Daniel Andrews’ beleaguered booze buses. In March […]

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Falls Festival Have Fun Be Safe

Falls Festival Have Fun Be Safe

28 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Have Fun And Stay Safe At The Falls Festival Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government wants all Tasmanians to remain safe and to look after each other this summer, Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton said. This week more than 10,000 revellers will […]

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Seven New Police Vessels For New South Wales

Seven New Police Vessels For New South Wales

24 December 2019

New South Wales Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott Seven New Police Vessels Hit The Water Victor P Taffa Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott today announced the arrival of seven new Class 2 patrol vessels for the New South Wales Police Force Marine Area Command. This is a modern state […]

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Flinders’ Police Houses To Get Major Makeover

Flinders’ Police Houses To Get Major Makeover

15 December 2019

Tasmania Minister for Police Fire and Emergency Management Mark Shelton Major Makeover For Flinders’ Police Houses Victor P Taffa Police houses on Flinders Island have received a $735,000 makeover as part of the Hodgman Government’s commitment to improve housing for Police officers in remote and country towns across Tasmania. This follows the $750,000 renovation of […]

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13 New Officers Graduate From Corrective Services Academy

13 New Officers Graduate From Corrective Services Academy

12 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan QCS Welcomes More New Officers Victor P Taffa A class of 13 new custodial officers graduated from the Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) Academy in Wacol yesterday. Minister for Corrective Services Mark Ryan congratulated the newest graduates and welcomed them to the QCS workforce. “These graduates are well prepared […]

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Historic Mandurah Homicide $250,000 Reward On Offer

Historic Mandurah Homicide $250,000 Reward On Offer

12 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts $250,000 Reward To Help Solve Historic Mandurah Homicide Victor P Taffa Government offers reward to help Police solve 39-year cold case mystery Calls and online reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously State Government has announced a $250,000 reward for information on the murder of Annette Caroline […]

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Townsville Boosted By Extra Police Resources

Townsville Boosted By Extra Police Resources

08 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Extra Police Resources For Townsville Victor P Taffa There will be a significant boost to community safety in Townsville over the holiday period with Police acting proactively to target those responsible for illegal and anti-social behaviour. Commissioner for Police Katarina Carroll and Minister for Police Mark Ryan were both […]

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Queensland’s Top Cop Comes To Cairns

Queensland’s Top Cop Comes To Cairns

04 December 2019

Queensland Minister for Police Mark Ryan Police Commissioner Comes To Cairns For Community Get Together Victor P Taffa Member for Cairns, Michael Healy, will join Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll, Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Cairns Police for a free community sausage sizzle at the Cairns City Police Beat, at 5.45 pm this evening. Mr. […]

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Western Australia’s Canine Drug Detection Unit Celebrates 25 Years

Western Australia’s Canine Drug Detection Unit Celebrates 25 Years

03 December 2019

Western Australia Minister for Corrective Services Francis Logan Celebrating 25 years Of Top Dogs Victor P Taffa Western Australia’s drug detection unit celebrates 25 years today Drug detection dogs also honoured with national Canine Service Medal   6 past and present dogs from the Western Australian Corrective Services Drug Detection Unit have been honoured with […]

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Opposition Moves Motion To Reinstate Move-On Laws

Opposition Moves Motion To Reinstate Move-On Laws

30 November 2019

Victoria Shadow Minister for Police and Community Safety David Southwick Liberal Nationals To Reinstate Victoria’s Move-On Laws Victor P Taffa Victorian Liberal Nationals will introduce a bill to reinstate Victoria’s Move-on Laws to keep the Victorian community safe and minimise commuter disruptions, Shadow Minister for Police and Community Safety David Southwick said. In 2015, one […]

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Kempsey Prison Expansion Officially Opened By Minister

Kempsey Prison Expansion Officially Opened By Minister

28 November 2019

New South Wales Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts Kempsey Prison Expansion Officially Opens Victor P Taffa A new 440-bed medium-security section of the Mid North Coast Correctional Centre officially opened today as part of the Government’s $3.8 Billion prison expansion program. Minister for Counter Terrorism and Corrections Anthony Roberts presented the ceremonial […]

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Arsonists In Sight With Strike Force Vulcan

Arsonists In Sight With Strike Force Vulcan

25 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Strike Force Vulcan Sets Sights On Arsonists Victor P Taffa Significant penalties for arson including up to life imprisonment Community urged to stay alert and report suspicious activity Covert cameras and surveillance equipment will be hidden in bushland around the State in a bid to catch arsonists who […]

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St. Kilda Crime Statistics Run Rampant

St. Kilda Crime Statistics Run Rampant

23 November 2019

Victoria Shadow Minister for Police & Community Safety David Southwick St. Kilda Crime Up, Police Numbers Down And Locals Left To Fend For Themselves Victor P Taffa Reports today of a local petition calling for greater security measures in St. Kilda highlights a number of concerning community safety trends within the City of Port Phillip […]

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34 New Police Officers Proudly Sworn In

34 New Police Officers Proudly Sworn In

08 November 2019

Queensland Acting Minister for Police Anthony Lynham A Swearing In To Remember For 34 New Officers Victor P Taffa Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll welcomed and witnessed the swearing in of new Police officers at a graduation ceremony at the Queensland Police Service Academy in Oxley today. Acting Minister for Police Anthony Lynham, was also in […]

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200 Western Australia Police Sites Digital Infrastructure To Be Upgraded

200 Western Australia Police Sites Digital Infrastructure To Be Upgraded

06 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Taking The Western Australia Police Force Into The Modern Age Victor P Taffa $39 Million contract awarded to NEC to upgrade Western Australia Police Force digital infrastructure 200 Western Australia Police sites to be enabled with high bandwidth network connectivity More reliable and secure communications network for every […]

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Every Operational Police Officer To Be Issued With Multi-Threat Body Armour

Every Operational Police Officer To Be Issued With Multi-Threat Body Armour

04 November 2019

Western Australia Minister for Police Michelle Roberts Multi-Threat Body Armour To Be Dispatched To Every Operational Police Officer Victor P Taffa $19.2 Million for personal issue body armour to every operational Police officer Body armour contract awarded to Australian company Measuring of every operational Police officer will begin within weeks, following the awarding of a […]

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