Subject:Police facility, Victoria Point
Eligibility:Queensland residents
Sponsoring Member:Mr Matthew McEachen MP
Principal Petitioner:Cr Lance Hewlett
 C/- Redland City Council
 PO Box 21
 Cleveland QLD 4163
Number of Signatures:478
Posting Date:28/09/2015
Closing Date:30/11/2015
Tabled Date:01/12/2015
Referred to Minister/s:Hon Jo-Ann Miller MP
Referred Date:02/12/2015
Response Due Date:04/01/2016
Response Tabled:07/01/2016

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TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

The petition of residents of the State of Queensland draws to the attention of the House that as the major centre of the southern area of Redland City, Victoria Point is experiencing exponential growth in residential and other development. Noticeably, crimes such as drug offences, vandalism, violence, stealing, break and enters and hooning are increasing at an alarming rate. The need for a local police presence is long overdue.


Your petitioners, therefore, request the House to ensure that funding and resources be allocated as soon as possible for the installation of a police facility (Police Station or Police Beat) at Victoria Point, to improve access to police and to improve local security, response times and crime prevention.