The Hon. David Elliott MP
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Safeguarding indigenous people in custody
Last published on 13 Oct 2019 in Media Releases
A memorial service will be held today to honour and remember emergency services personnel who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
Empowering communities to keep streets safe
Last published on 08 Oct 2019 in Media Releases
Fraud fighting measures, graffiti-busting art projects and twilight sports to help young people kick life goals are just some of the initiatives funded from the latest round of the NSW Government’s $10 million crime prevention [...]
Brace for wild weather this storm season
Last published on 01 Oct 2019 in Media Releases
The NSW Government is urging communities to prepare for storm season including weather that can produce heavy rain, flash flooding and hailstones across the State.
Celebrating locals for building disaster resilience in NSW
Last published on 18 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Community organisations across NSW have been recognised for their work protecting locals from major bushfires, flood zones and disaster events during the 2019 Resilience Australia Awards ceremony at NSW Parliament today.
Carlene York to become new SES Commissioner
Last published on 03 Sep 2019 in Media Releases
Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott has announced Carlene York as the new State Emergency Services (SES) Commissioner, following an extensive search for the best candidate.
Change to support historic firearms museums
Last published on 28 Aug 2019 in Media Releases
Historic and unique firearms will continue to be on display in their original form at museums across NSW following a special exemption for certified museum collectors.
Boost to frontline police officers across NSW
Last published on 23 Aug 2019 in Media Releases
Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott welcomed 269 new recruits to the NSW Police Force today during a graduation ceremony for Class 338 in Goulburn.
Fire bug crackdown: standard non-parole period almost doubles
Last published on 21 Aug 2019 in Media Releases
In a further crackdown on dangerous bushfire bugs, the standard non-parole period for convicted arsonists is set to increase from five years to nine years to help protect lives and property.
Keeping guns out of dangerous hands
Last published on 18 Aug 2019 in Media Releases
The NSW Firearms Registry will now have stronger ties with police operations and the criminal or anti-social behaviour of licence holders to ensure firearms don’t fall into dangerous hands, following a suite of modifications by [...]
Youth strategy helping teens ‘rise up’ turns one
Last published on 14 Aug 2019 in Media Releases
The RISEUP youth employment strategy has seen roaring success in its first year running, with over 140 young people referred into workplace opportunities.