Community Safety Month

Community Safety Month
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In place of the annual Community Safety Expo, a range of activities have been organised for November.
Watch live demonstrations, receive information and tips about a variety of topics, and participate in online workshops.  Canterbury Bankstown Community Safety Expo emergency services In place of the annual Community Safety Expo, a range of activities have been organised for November. Community Safety and Crime Prevention; Community Safety; Safety
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CBCity Community Safety Month

In place of the annual Community Safety Expo, a range of activities have been organised for November.
Watch live demonstrations, receive information and tips about a variety of topics, and participate in online workshops. 
View a full list of planned activities and how to register blow:

​Activity​Date and time
Drug and alcohol awareness

This presentation will be delivered in Arabic.

To tune in visit Rand Faid's Facebook

​16 November
8 - 9pm
Bookings:

How to be a proactive bystander - webinar

 

Learn about what it means to be a proactive bystander and the positive impact this has on society such as:

  • What is ‘bystander intervention’?
  • How to interrupt harmful and abusive behaviour

Following this session, you could also benefit from attending the second bystander webinar on 24 November.

​4 November

6 - 7pm

Bookings:

Surf Life Saving -

Beach and Ocean Safety presentation 

Live demonstration about Beach and Ocean Safety

​5 November

1.30 - 2.30 pm

Bookings:

Surf Life Saving Academy -

CPR/AED demonstration

  • How to conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on adults and infants;
  • The impact of COVID-19 in performing CPR, including the use of pocket masks.

*Please note: this is not an accredited training session*

​5 November

11.30am -12pm

Bookings:

For Seniors – Connecting to others (E-safety Webinar)

It’s important to stay in touch with friends and family. Join this 1-hour webinar to learn how to stay connected and feel less isolated.
You will learn:
  • How to set up for video calling;
  • How to use Skype;
  • How to use WhatsApp; and
  • How to use FaceTime.

​5 November

10 - 11am

Bookings:

SWS Recovery College Healthy Relationships

This session will explore:
  • The foundational principles of a healthy relationship
  • What a healthy relationship looks like and how to nurture it
  • Strategies to build better and stronger relationships

​10 November

1 - 2.30pm

Bookings:

Scam and fraud awareness – ACCC and Scamwatch

Learn something new about protecting yourself from current and future scams! The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) Scams Team will speak about scams impacting our community and the role of the ACCC.
The session will explore:

  • The role of the ACCC’s Scamwatch
    The latest scams impacting Australians in 2020, including those that have increased during the pandemic
  • The tactics and psychological ploys used by scammers
  • Scam protection advice
  • Resources available from the Scamwatch website

​12 November

11am - 12pm

Bookings:

My house my rules (E-safety Webinar) Parents/carers and their children can participate together in this presentation, which provides advice about online safety topics, including:
  • Privacy and security online;
  • Common online issues; and
  • Where to find help and support.

​16 November

4 - 4.30pm

Bookings:

Community Forum

CBCity is developing its Safety and Inclusion Action Plan for 2021-22 and we want to hear from you! Join the conversation and have a say.

​18 November

1 - 2.30pm

Bookings:

FREE Child Restraint Fittings 

All children must be safely fastened in the correct child car seat for their age and size.  To ensure your child's seat is safely fitted in your vehicle, join our FREE child seat fitting service as part of Road Safety Week.

​21 November

9.30 - 11am

Bookings are essential!

Drug and alcohol awareness – addiction during COVID-19

This session will provide an understanding of drug and alcohol use, the impact of COVID and support available.

​23 November

1 - 2pm

Bookings

Bystander approach to preventing domestic and family violence

This webinar will explore:

  • What domestic and family violence is;
  • The link between gender inequality and gender-based violence; and
  • Tools and tips to promote positive and equal environments.

​24 November

6 - 7.30pm

Bookings:

Community forum

CBCity is developing its Safety and Inclusion Action Plan for 2021-22 and we want to hear from you! Join the conversation and have a say.

​25 November

4.30 - 6pm

Bookings:

Mental health literacy and awareness -
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This session will explore mental health literacy and its importance in helping communities and individuals better understand and address the challenges young people face when they transition through different stages of life.

​26 November

4 - 5pm

Bookings:

​Emergency services presentation

Join CBCity and our local emergency services for a community safety presentation at Bryan Brown Theatre. Will hear from our local Police, Fire NSW and NSW Ambulance as they discuss local issues, and offer safety tips and demonstrations.

​Wednesday 9 December

4.30pm

​Contact​

For more information, contact Council’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Officer on 9707 9471​.