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Troy Grant is the Minister for Police, Minister for Emergency Services, and the State Member for Dubbo.

Mr Grant was born in Maitland and educated in Tamworth. He joined the NSW Police Force in 1989 and served as an officer across a number of units before achieving the rank of Police Inspector. He was twice awarded the Commissioner’s Commendation for Courage.

During his two decades of frontline service, Mr Grant was integral in implementing a number of community-based policing initiatives in regional NSW.

After winning the seat of Dubbo at the 2011 election, Mr Grant joined the NSW Legislative Assembly. 

He held the position of Parliamentary Secretary for Natural Resources, he was a member of the Social Policy committee, and the Chair of the Joint Select Committee on Sentencing of Child Sexual Assault Offenders.

In April 2014, Mr Grant was promoted to Cabinet as Minister for Hospitality, Gaming, Racing and the Arts.

Mr Grant became Deputy Premier in April 2015, a position that he held until November 2016. Over this time he held a number of significant portfolios including Justice and Police, Trade and Investment, Tourism and Major Events, Regional Infrastructure and Services. 

In January 2017, Mr Grant was sworn in as the Minister for Police and Minister for Emergency Services.



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