Burketown will get a new police station with the current station on Gregory St being infested by termites.
Minister for Police and Corrective Services Mark Ryan said the new facility, with a public counter, interview room, dayroom, staff amenities and equipment storage, would cost $2 million and would be built by mid 2022.
"This new facility will enable police to continue providing a high quality service to the local community and the wider region of far north Queensland," Mr Ryan said.
"I would like to thank the local police for their professionalism and dedication, and we know the new station will enable them to continue their great work."
Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll said the new station would provide Burketown police with a necessary update to resources.
"The existing station has served our police well, but it is no longer suitable," Commissioner Carroll said.
"The new station will provide Burketown police with a high standard facility and the necessary resources for police to continue their service of the Burketown community and beyond."
Queensland Police Union of Employees General President Ian Leavers welcomed the announcement.
"This is great news for our members who work in Burketown and across the region, Mr Leavers said.
"I want to thank the Minister and the Commissioner for making this commitment today as a real demonstration of their support for frontline police no matter where they live and work."
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