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Flag raised outside Port Stephens Hunter Police District stations to strengthen bond between police and Aboriginal communities | Port Stephens Examiner



Three stations within the Port Stephens Hunter Police District have become some of the first in the state to begin flying the Aboriginal flag as part of a move to further strengthen police ties with First Nations people.

During a visit to the district on Tuesday, NSW Police Deputy Commissioner Gary Worboys said flying the Aboriginal flag at stations was a “simple but significant” step in bringing police and Indigenous communities closer together and acknowledging further work needs to be done to achieve “better outcomes”.

“We cannot ever forget that the relationship between police and Aboriginal communities needs to be strong, that we need to work together for better outcomes,” Deputy Commissioner Worboys said during a flag raising and…

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