Palmerston Police Station

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About the project

The Northern Territory Government is improving safety in the Palmerston and surrounding areas through building a new police facility on the corner of Temple Terrace and Farrah Boulevard.

The new Palmerston Police Station will provide Palmerston and rural residents with a modern policing facility that will accommodate the region’s needs for effective contemporary policing for at least the next 30 years.

The police facility will:

  • Include a new Police Station and Watch House which will provide 24 hour police services for the Palmerston and regional area.
  • Enable up to 200 police to deliver key policing outcomes into the future in this growth area and will provide a more central physical presence than the existing police station to demonstrate a strong police presence.
  • Include a secure front counter, multiple meeting/ interview rooms and a waiting area with toilets and shower.
  • A new Emergency Response Operations Centre, providing Emergency Services a dedicate location to services the Palmerston region

Snapshot

Cost - $30 million

Project commencement – May 2018

Estimated completion - mid-2019

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Concept image of the new Palmerston Police Station

Contact

Queries can be directed to the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics’ Project Manager Lionel Rosenberg on 0429 236 743 or email lionel.rosenberg@nt.gov.au

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Facility features

Construction of the new facility includes:

  • Earthworks removal and filling to create building platforms and pavement
  • Construction of a:
    • 3 level Police Station Building, that includes an Emergency Response Operations Centre
    • Watch House Building incorporating a central chiller plant
    • Community Hall
    • Services Building
    • Covered Parking Areas
  • Installation fencing, gates, signs, pathways, flag poles and other external features
  • Installation and modification of pavements and kerbing
  • Earth works and installation of efficient stormwater drainage systems
  • Installation of essential services such as power, water, sewer and communications
  • Landscaping.

Community information

Last updated: 08 February 2019