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Jan 272012
 

Press Release: Police Minister Neil Roberts and Commissioner Bob Atkinson today joined local MPs Steve Kilburn and Cameron Dick for the official opening of the new Carina Police Station.

Mr Roberts said the state-of-the-art facility – at the corner of Narracott Street and Creek Road – would serve as the base for local policing in Carina and surrounding suburbs for many years to come.

“The construction of this new facility was a commitment made by the Bligh Government in the lead-up to the 2009 State Election and we have delivered on that commitment,” Mr Roberts said.

“The station replaces the former Camp Hill Police Station which has been identified by the Police Service as no longer being suitable to meet the needs of the local community.” Continue reading »

Jan 202012
 

Summer 2012 Newsletter for Camp Hill 3 – Carina Heights

THE AIM OF YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH

The following is credited to the Coomera NHW group.

Neighbourhood Watch is a programme organised by the community in order to reduce residential crime. It is about working together as a community to improve our personal safety and household security. Most importantly, it is about encouraging interaction and a sense of responsibility between neighbours and communities. Continue reading »

Aug 182011
 

There was lots of activity today at the construction site for the long awaited new Carina Police Station.

The factory-built building was transported on trucks to the site at the corner of Narracott Street and Creek Road. The building arrived plumbed and wired, with light fittings and power points already in place.

Steve Kilburn MP says the quick on-site construction time minimises inconvenience to surrounding land use and the plan is designed to suit the site and surrounding environment.

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May 012011
 

Steve Kilburn MP, Senior Sergeant Darren Smith and Minister Neil Roberts - the official sod-turning on the site of the new Carina Police Station

It’s been a long path leading up to the construction of the new Carina Police Station, while the Queensland Police Service has been outgrowing the former Camp Hill Police Station.

Some coverage from the South East Advertiser from the past three years:

13th March 2009 - New Carina police station doubts
30th April 2010Carina cop shop farce
6th January 20112010: What stirred us up (Number 4 of 10 points was Carina Police Station. The article said: Although first promised in 2006, it’s announced the station will not be built until the first half of 2011 and will be of “prefabricated design”, attracting criticism it is a “cheap fix”.)
29th April 2011 - New police station increases presence

In a press release, Member for Chatsworth Steve Kilburn says that, upon its completion, the new station will provide a modern, first-class policing environment for officers and civilian staff members in the area.

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