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Project Booyah Funding Boost

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 25 January at 12:15pm
Police Minister Mark Ryan has announced more than $7 million in funding for an early intervention youth program in Queensland.

Police Minister meets Cairns’ newest police

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 21 December 2016 at 8:10am
Police Minister Mark Ryan has met some of Cairns’ newest police officers after 35 new recruits were sworn into the Queensland Police Service (QPS) on Friday.

Police Minister meets Townsville’s newest police

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 19 December 2016 at 10:16am
Police Minister Mark Ryan today met some of Townsville’s newest police officers after 35 new recruits were sworn into the Queensland Police Service (QPS) on Friday.

New appointments help GOCs continue delivering for Queenslanders

Treasurer, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | 16 December 2016 at 2:25pm
Treasurer Curtis Pitt has welcomed the appointment of new directors to several government-owned corporations to help the businesses grow and capture new business opportunities in the years ahead.

Local non-government organisations key to tackling Townsville crime

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 12 December 2016 at 7:30am
More than 50 local non-government organisations will join with the Townsville Stronger Communities Action Group today as efforts ramp up to tackle local crime.

Crack down on young criminal reoffenders in Townsville

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 9 December 2016 at 1:53pm
A core group of high risk, repeat juvenile offenders will be targeted under a range of tough new measures to be rolled out in Townsville from early next year.

Malanda police number doubled

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 2 December 2016 at 4:56pm
The safety of the Malanda community has been boosted, with frontline police doubled in the Atherton Tableland town.

QPS leads the way at the 2016 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 24 November 2016 at 2:29pm
A Queensland Police Service (QPS) initiative for the early intervention in ‘at risk’ youths’ lives, Project Booyah, has been lauded by Police Minister Mark Ryan for receiving a national award.

Townsville police blitz extended

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 24 November 2016 at 11:08am
Police Minister Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart have today announced the extension of a city-wide policing blitz across Townsville.

New senior police position for Townsville

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 24 November 2016 at 11:03am
Police Minister Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart today announced a new Chief Superintendent position for Townsville.

New online community hub focuses on tackling youth crime

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 22 October 2016 at 9:00am
A new, community-focussed website to share updates and information about youth crime issues in Townsville has been launched today.

Townsville youth crime blitz continues with new phase

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 18 October 2016 at 3:20pm
The first phase of a city-wide policing blitz on crime has wrapped up, with strong results recorded across Townsville.

Palaszczuk Government determined to reduce youth crime

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 13 October 2016 at 11:30am
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced an ongoing increased police presence in Townsville following the continued success of the Palaszczuk Government’s Townsville Strikeforce.

Strong start to concerted effort against youth crime in Townsville

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 7 October 2016 at 2:42pm
A concerted State Government effort to tackle youth crime in Townsville has made a strong start, Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke said today.

Townsville police blitz achieves strong results

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 4 October 2016 at 3:17pm
More than 300 arrests have been made in the first two weeks of a month-long crackdown on youth crime and anti-social behaviour in Townsville.

Policing blitz working to restore community confidence

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 26 September 2016 at 10:54am
The Palaszczuk Government’s city-wide policing blitz is helping to restore community confidence after 82 arrests were made in the first week of Operation Oscar Merchant.

Blitz on Townsville Youth crime

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 20 September 2016 at 11:27am
A city-wide policing blitz on youth crime and anti-social behaviour will kick off today in Townsville.

LNP have short memory when it comes to community safety campaigns

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 14 September 2016 at 6:52pm
Police Minister Bill Byrne said the LNP’s hypocritical stance on a very successful Queensland Police community awareness campaign is shameful.

Extra 30 police part of Townsville Strikeforce plan to tackle crime

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 14 September 2016 at 3:06pm
An additional 30 police officers will be deployed to Townsville next week as part of a whole-of-government five-point plan to target youth crime.

Stronger Communities initiative to break Townsville youth crime cycle

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 13 September 2016 at 10:24am
The Palaszczuk Government is launching a whole-of-government Stronger Communities initiative to break youth crime cycle in Townsville.

Palaszczuk Government launches new campaign to target crime

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 6 September 2016 at 10:45am
Police Minister Bill Byrne and Northern Region Assistant Commissioner Paul Taylor today announced a new campaign to reduce crime in the Townsville District.

Automatic Number Plate Recognition rolled out to more QPS vehicles

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 12 August 2016 at 1:15pm
Queensland roads will be safer as police expand their capabilities to detect reckless and irresponsible drivers, Police Minister Bill Byrne announced today.

Queensland Police Citizens Welfare Association North Queensland PCYC Awards

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 7 August 2016 at 7:00am
North Queensland Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) members, volunteers and programs have been recognised at this year’s Queensland Police Citizens Welfare Association Awards in Townsville last night.

State-wide roll out of Body Worn Cameras starts for Queensland Police

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 21 July 2016 at 10:00am
The Queensland Police Service (QPS) will today begin the state-wide roll out of Body Worn Cameras (BWCs) for frontline police following the success of the program on the Gold Coast.

Restoring fair and effective youth justice

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 18 June 2016 at 11:52am
The Palaszczuk Government has taken the final steps to restore and strengthen Queensland’s youth justice system after the damage it endured during the brief tenure of the LNP.