The Hon. Anthony Roberts MP
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Community recovery assistance extended for bushfire affected communities in Southern NSW
Last published on 06 Jan 2020 in Media Releases
Community recovery assistance has been extended for bushfire-hit communities in the Bega Valley, Eurobodalla, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Shoalhaven, Snowy Monaro, Snowy Valleys and Mid-Western council areas.
Junee prison expansion officially opens
Last published on 11 Dec 2019 in Media Releases
A new 480-bed maximum-security prison wing was opened today at Junee Correctional Centre, as part of the NSW Government’s $3.8 billion investment in safer communities.
Kempsey prison expansion officially opens
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.
Inmates turn a new leaf and gain 'koala-fications'
Inmates at a NSW prison are regenerating bushland and planting a eucalyptus forest to ensure a future food supply for koalas being cared for at animal sanctuaries across Australia.
Correctional Officers Remembrance Day 2019
Last published on 26 Nov 2019 in Media Releases
Correctional officers across the State will mark Corrective Services NSW Remembrance Day on Friday.
Seeking best ways to reuse correctional centres
Last published on 08 Nov 2019 in Media Releases
The NSW Government is asking the community to have its say on the future use of two correctional centres in Western NSW to promote long-term jobs and contribute to the regional economy.
Mandatory disease testing for those who attack frontline workers
Last published on 06 Nov 2019 in Media Releases
People who bite or otherwise expose police and other frontline workers to a risk of disease could be subject to mandatory testing to provide peace of mind and lessen the anxiety for affected workers.
Modular cells meet historic prison at Bathurst
Last published on 02 Oct 2019 in Media Releases
The modern fence-line of the new 220-bed maximum-security area of Bathurst Correctional Centre is about to meet the historic walls of the 19th century prison as the expansion project reaches its final months of construction.
Noise disputes put man’s best friend in the doghouse
Last published on 29 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
When it comes to neighbourhood noise disputes it’s often dogs driving NSW residents barking mad, but the NSW Government’s free mediation service Community Justice Centres (CJC) is helping to restore peace.
Prisons to be retired as safer beds available
Last published on 24 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Four of the state’s smallest correctional centres will be retired, as new fit-for-purpose prison beds with a focus on rehabilitation become available as part of the NSW Government’s $3.8 billion prison expansion program.