Media Release

Highlighting positive contribution to community safety during two day tour

Shadow Minister for Police, Corrections and Justice John Gardner will travel extensively across the Riverland and Mallee during a two day tour of the region on March 10 and 11.

Hosted by Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone, Mr Gardner will meet with a number of community members, including local Neighbourhood Watch representatives and he will also speak with stakeholders around important issues within his Shadow portfolios, such as domestic violence.

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Prison Annual Report Highlights Concerns

The Department of Corrections Annual Report released yesterday has highlighted the possibility of infiltration of the Corrections Department "by criminal or extremist elements".

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Prison Crisis Impacting Police Operations

The Weatherill Government came under fire in Question Time today after revelations by Police Commissioner Gary Burns that the overflow of prisoners into police cells was starting “to impact on police operations”.

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