PSPA revoked, Southport 29 March

The emergency declaration made under the Public Safety Preservation Act (PSPA) at Southport this morning has been revoked.

The declaration was made at approximately 8.45am with boundaries encompassing Bay Street between Davenport Street and Rawlins Street, after police were notified of three grenades and three firearms that were surrendered to an office building on Bay Street.

Following a thorough search of the area and seizure of the devices, the area was deemed safe with the PSPA revoked around 11.40am.

Police thank the community for their co-operation.

Investigations continue.

Link to previous release:

If you have information for police, contact Policelink by providing information using the online suspicious activity form 24hrs per day at or call 131 444.

Report crime information anonymously via Crime Stoppers. Call 1800 333 000 or report online at

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