Police launch Operation Hillclimb ahead of WRC

POLICE have today launched a high-visibility operation, dubbed Operation Hillclimb, for this year's FIA World Rally Championship.

The operation will continue until Monday, November 19, to ensure the safety of competitors, the local community and the thousands of spectators expected to attend throughout the event.

WRC 2018Kennards Hire Rally Australia Shakedown at wedding bells rally park, M-SPORT FORD WORLD RALLY TEAMTeemu SUNINEN , and co-driver, Mikko MARKKULA , ford Fiesta WRC from Finland.. 15 NOV 2018
Coffs Clarence Police Commander Superintendent Steve Clarke and Inspector Brendan Gorman take in today's shakedown at Wedding Bells. Trevor Veale

General duties officers from Coffs/Clarence Police District and from across the Northern Region will be assisted by specialist police from the Traffic & Highway Patrol Command and Licensing Police throughout the operation.