Lake Macquarie PD raises first Aboriginal flag at Belmont Police Station

Belmont Police Station will become the first station within the Lake Macquarie Police District to raise the Aboriginal Flag on site today (Monday 31 May 2021).
A ceremony will commemorate the inaugural raising of the Aboriginal Flag and highlight the NSWPF ongoing commitment to foster positive relationships between police and the Aboriginal community.
The local police and community will mark the occasion with a traditional Welcome to Country and saltwater blessing, as well as performances from local school choir and dance groups in the forecourt of Belmont police station.
NSW Police has set a target to fly the Aboriginal flag in all regional NSW Police Districts. There are currently 18 police stations across NSW that permanently fly the Aboriginal flag including Armidale, Albury, Batemans Bay, Broken Hill, Condobolin, Deniliquin, Dubbo, Gosford, Griffith, Gunnedah, Moree, Nowra, Oak Flats, Tweed Heads, Wilcannia, Raymond Terrace, Maitland and Nelson Bay.

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