MILLION DOLLAR REDEVELOPMENT OF BONALBO POLICE STATION
Member for Lismore Thomas George today announced a $1 million redevelopment of the Bonalbo Police Station, as part of the 2018/19 State Budget.
Mr George said the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is proud to support regional police and the communities they serve.
“The redevelopment will transform the existing station into a modern facility that will serve the community now and into the future,” Mr George said.
“Police in the Richmond Police District do outstanding work right across the region, as evidenced by the most recent quarterly BOCSAR report, which shows all 17 major crime categories remained stable or fell in the 24 months to December 2017 across the state.
“Once the station is redeveloped, our local hard-working men and women in blue will have new modern facilities and equipment needed to prevent and disrupt crime and, most importantly keep the community safe.”
Minister for Police Troy Grant said the NSW Government is absolutely committed to providing police throughout the state with the support and resources they need to do their job and keep NSW safe and secure.
“Each and every day, local police put their lives on the line protecting our communities, responding to violent incidents, and supporting victims of crime,” Mr Grant said.
“I will continue to fight to ensure our men and women in blue are equipped and resourced to continue the amazing work they’re renowned for.”
The 2018/19 Budget allocation for the upgrade of Bonalbo Police Station will allow the final planning and development approvals to occur.
Photo: Clr Earle Grundy, Kyogle Council; Thomas George MP; A/Superintendent Bill McKenna, Richmond Local Police District; Senior Constable Michael McCormack, Kyogle Police