Kembla Grange jail plan: ‘We take community concerns about jail seriously’

The NSW government has revealed little detail about how it will consult with the community over its plan to build a jail at Kembla Grange.

The government announced on Monday it was eyeing off land near West Dapto Road for a new maximum-security prison – and stressed community consultation would take place before any decision was made.

The consultation is expected to include drop-in sessions. A website has also been set up.

“We take community concerns very seriously and want to provide some immediate certainty to Dapto residents and businesses,” a Corrective Services NSW spokeswoman said.

“We’ll keep the community notified of any significant developments in that investigation and will advise of any public information sessions as they are scheduled.”

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