Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson calls for walkway upgrade at Gunnedah Courthouse

GUNNEDAH Courthouse could be upgraded if Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson gets his wishlist answered.

Mr Anderson is pushing for a new sheltered walkway between the police station and courthouse.

His calls come on the back of talks with Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton in March last year about possible upgrades to the Gunnedah Courthouse, which resulted in high-definition Audio Visual Link systems being installed.

Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson discusses Gunnedah Courthouse with NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton in March last year.

Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson discusses Gunnedah Courthouse with NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton in March last year.

But next on Mr Anderson’s agenda is upgrading the walkway between the police station and the courthouse – and he’s hoping a ministerial visit in the coming weeks can help make it happen.

“We’re looking at upgrading the back end that will connect the police station and courthouse for prisoners,” Mr Anderson said.

“Part of providing a safe environment is also transporting prisoners from the police station to the courthouse.”

Mr Anderson will be “impressing upon” police minister Troy Grant the importance of the upgrade when he visits the region in the coming weeks.

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