Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Newcomers Glad to Call Stanthorpe Their Home; Police Recruits Welcome Change of Pace on Granite Belt

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Newcomers Glad to Call Stanthorpe Their Home; Police Recruits Welcome Change of Pace on Granite Belt

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Byline: JULIAN LUKE

A CHANGE of circumstances and a long-term plan to escape the city drove the newest addition to Stanthorpe Police to the Granite Belt.

Meet Sunshine Wilson, the 31-year-old receptionist, who is every bit as friendly as her name suggests.

While she only moved to Stanthorpe on March 15 she is already looking at purchasing a house, which is a relief to her boss Lisa Blake - who has struggled to pin down her fellow receptionists for any period of time.

"I'm happy to stay in Stanthorpe, but this is the first time I've lived away from my family," Miss Wilson said.

While she originally had aspirations to become a police officer, Miss Wilson is happy with where she ended up.

However moving from elsewhere is not something which is new to the Stan- thorpe police station. Mrs Blake also moved from near Brisbane, and newest officer Constable Sharon Hart - who was originally from Warwick - came from Toowoomba Police.

Const Hart said Toowoomba was her first gig after graduating from eight months training at Oxley. …

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