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Police finalise preparations for Australia Day

Media Release “Australia Day – Everyone, Everywhere” is the official theme for this year’s national holiday, and it is also representative of the police operation planned for tomorrow. Hundreds of additional police will be deployed everywhere on Australia Day (Tuesday 26 January 2016), to ensure it is...

Uplifting news for Inverell’s Pioneer Village

Media Release THE old Goonoowigall School at Inverell's Pioneer Village has been a major attraction for many years, and now, with the assistance of a $20,000 grant from the NSW Government, the historic building will receive some much-needed restoration work. Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall visited the...

Put safety first on the water this Australia Day

Media Release WHEN heading out on to the water this Australia Day, recreational boaters and fishers are reminded to check the weather before they go. The Bureau of Meteorology's National Manager of Marine Weather Services, Neal Moodie, said that boaters should make the five vital weather safety checks for: Warnings...

UPDATE: Escapees found and charged

Media Release MONDAY, January 25:  Police yesterday charged two prisoners who allegedly escaped from a minimum security facility at Gongolgon, 70km south of Brewarrina, last week. The men, aged 18 and 20, were noticed missing by Corrections Officers during a routine check about 11.30pm last Thursday. Their disappearance was reported...

Gun clubs urged to apply for safe shooting grants

Media Release MEMBER for Northern Tablelands Adam Marshall has today encouraged gun clubs and sporting shooters groups from across the region to apply for funding from the NSW Government’s Safe Shooting Program before applications close on 18 February 2016. Mr Marshall said the main aim of the...

Plenty of idiots still out there

It seems there are still idiots on our roads, if this snapshot of the past few days across NSW is anything to go by. Have a good read of what's been happening since late last week . . . comments most welcome. Media Release About 9.55am today...

27 people arrested in drug operation at Cunnamulla

Media release Twenty-seven people were arrested on 153 charges, including trafficking and supplying dangerous drugs after police closed down a four month long drug operation targeting amphetamines (ice) and cannabis use in the Cunnamulla district. Operation North Twinzer was launched last October culminating in multiple drug raids...