NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Police visits Taree Police Station
NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice and Police The Hon Troy Grant joined local Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead on a tour of Taree Police station and met with Manning Great Lakes Local Area Command officers and staff.
Mr Grant reaffirmed the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government’s commitment to invest in a multi-million dollar upgrade to the station that has served the community for almost a century.
“Stephen Bromhead has been a very passionate advocate for this redevelopment, having worked from this station for over ten years,” Mr Grant said.
“Stephen knows first-hand how valuable this investment is and appreciates it not only for the dedicated men and women of this station, but also for the wider community.
“The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is committed to working with the NSW Police Force to ensure our police have the facilities to get on with the job of protecting the local community.
“I also know first-hand the challenges and privileges of regional policing from my two decades serving in the NSW Police Force, and I’m honoured to now represent our men and women in blue as their Minister,” Mr Grant said.
Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead said he was proud to secure the redevelopment as the building no longer met the needs of the staff or the local community.
“The layout is unable to handle workflow with a mixture of extensions, office conversions and demountable buildings on site.
“The community has been calling for this upgrade for some time and I am proud we are providing our police with the resources they need to get on top of crime.
“I’m committed to ensuring our dedicated local police have what they need to serve our region and ensure their morale is strong,” Mr Bromhead said.
“I enjoyed my policing career and want policing to continue at a high standard in our region, and ensuring up-to-date facilities and a safe working environment is crucial.
“I want to thank our hard-working station staff who work around the clock and remind them that I am always working to ensure they have the first-class facilities they deserve,” Mr Bromhead said.