NSW Police Academy getting $60m upgrade

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The NSW Police Academy is getting a $60 million upgrade to provide state-of-the-art facilities for its recruits.

Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said the money had been allocated in the 2020-21 NSW budget to be delivered on Tuesday.

The funding for its training academy in Goulburn in the southern tablelands, was in addition to the government's $583 million investment towards 1500 extra police over four years.

"This investment is about giving our police recruits the best possible training, supported by modern and well-equipped facilities," Mr Perrottet said in a statement on Thursday.

"These upgrades will also support jobs as we get the economy back on track post-COVID."

Police Commissioner Mick Fuller APM said the upgraded facility would help better equip officers with the skills required for the challenges of modern policing.

"This year has highlighted that police play a critical role in supporting and making NSW a safer community - no matter what the nature of the crisis or operational need," he said.

"All recruits are required to undertake training at the Goulburn Academy, and it is vital that we provide state-of-the-art training facilities to get the best trained officers out on the street."

The upgrade project at Goulburn Police Academy was expected to be finalised by 2023.