The Government is stepping up its investment in emergency services and justice in Western Sydney to provide state-of-the-art facilities and training to keep residents safe. These initiatives create local jobs through both construction and operation. Other investments include:
- $5.0 million in 2017-18 towards training equipment at the new fire and rescue training academy at Erskine Park
- the Government has approved new fire stations at Oran Park and Marsden Park at estimated costs of $4.9 million and $5.0 million respectively with construction on both stations to commence in 2018-19
- continued works on the new Mount Druitt Fire and Rescue Station (total cost of $3.1 million) and the new police station at Mount Druitt (total cost of $25.0 million)
- $740,000 in 2017-18 to deliver the Youth on Track program in Blacktown, Mount Druitt and Quakers Hill.