Community Safety Campaign

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In place of our annual Community Safety Expo, a range of online activities have been organised as part of a community safety campaign. Canterbury Bankstown Community Safety Expo emergency services In place of our annual Community Safety Expo, a range of online activities have been organised as part of a community safety campaign. Community Safety and Crime Prevention; Community Safety; Safety
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CBCity Community Safety Campaign 2021
Monday 27 September – Saturday 9 October

In place of our annual Community Safety Expo, a range of online activities have been organised as part of a community safety campaign.

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 below:

​Activity​Date and time

Staying healthy in CBCity
Get tips to keep healthy and learn about FREE local health initiatives. Join us as we discuss with Sydney Local Health District:

  • Healthy eating;
  • Physical exercise;
  • Mental health and wellbeing;
  • Alcohol reduction;
  • Food budgeting; and
  • Fall prevention and mobility.
Holding space for me
Learn practical steps to engage in self-care with Lifeline Macarthur and Western Sydney. This practical and engaging workshop for individuals aged 16+ will bring awareness to the impacts of poor mental health and the preventative application of suicide prevention.
  • Wednesday 29 September
  • 11am-12.30pm
  • Online – register here
  • Registrations close Friday 17 September
  • All materials required will be posted out in time for the workshop.
Community Safety Forum
Join our Community Safety and Crime Prevention Officers to hear about local crime prevention initiatives, provide feedback on local concerns and to discuss the development of our 2022-26 Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan. 
Scam and fraud awareness
Learn how to protect yourself from future and current scams. Join us and the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) in our online workshop to discuss all things scam and fraud awareness.

              

Teenagers and their screens during the COVID-19 pandemic
疫情期间青少年的网络使用问题
Discuss the effects of technology during the COVID-19 pandemic with Mandarin speaker, Melody Qu. This FREE event in Chinese only will cover:

  • Who are teens?
  • 青春期孩子的基本特征
  • Distinguish “like” and “addiction”
  • 喜欢和成瘾的区别
  • Virtual world vs. Reality
  • 虚拟世界为什么吸引人
  • Empowering parents
  • 家长面对青春期孩子时的情绪、能力和办法
  • Talk to your teens
  • 如何与孩子探讨交流
  • Enquiry:  CASS (02) 9789 4587 (in English, Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • 咨询:致电CASS华人服务社 (02) 9789 4587(英文、普通话及广东话皆可)

Domestic and family violence Q&A
This women’s only question and answer session will give you the opportunity to ask any domestic violence related questions, including:

  • What is Domestic and Family Violence (D&FV)?
  • Why is non-physical abuse still D&FV?
  • What is the difference between D&FV and relationship issues?
  • Why don't women just leave?
  • What's a Safety Plan and why is it needed?
  • How does D&FV impact children?
  • How to get help?
  • How can counselling help?
  • Friday 1 October
  • 10.30am-12.30pm
  • Online – To register call Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre on 9718 1955
Maintaining healthy relationships
Whether they’re relationships at work, with service provides or with partners, friends and family, relationships form the cornerstone of our lives. Join us and South Western Sydney Recovery College as we talk about forming, strengthening and maintaining healthy relationships.
Learn, connect & play safely online
This online workshop will enable parents/carers and their children aged 8-14 years to connect, discuss and make important decisions together about how everyone at home can stay safe online. Throughout the workshop we will uncover strategies, including:
  • Exploring - all the spaces you'll go;

  • Protecting ourselves online;

  • Establishing a positive digital reputation;

  • Taking control when things go wrong; and

  • Balancing time spent online.

Personal safety as a woman
In this women’s only workshop, learn how to detect and defuse a potentially dangerous situation. Explore effective decision making, relationship dangers, conflict resolution, exit strategies, body language, fear management, teamwork and much more.

Under the same roof during COVID lockdown
同一屋檐下
Discuss the effects of the COVID lockdown on households with Mandarin speaker, Melody Qu. This FREE event in Chinese only will cover:

  • Lockdown and children’s nature of exploration;
  • 封闭在家的困难
  • The emotions, thoughts, and behaviours of children
  • 儿童的情绪、认知与行为
  • The dynamics when grandparents are also in
  • 如果家里还有老人一起
  • Parenting and family harmony
  • 亲子育儿与家庭建设
  • Appropriate parenting
  • 做父母要做到的几件事和要避免的几件事
  • Thursday 7 October
  • 2-3.30pm
  • 日期:10月7日(星期四)
  • Online – register here
  • 免费讲座,点此注册 - register here
  • Enquiry:  CASS (02) 9789 4587 (in English, Mandarin and Cantonese)
  •  致电CASS华人服务社 (02) 9789 4587
  • (英文、普通话及广东话皆可)
Fire safety
Join Fire and Rescue NSW for a live session to discuss current fire safety tips, concerns and trends.
Beach and ocean safety
Prepare for warmer weather with our online Beach and Ocean Safety presentation. We’ve partnered with Surf Life Saving NSW to provide community members with a live forum to learn and ask questions about how to stay safe on their summer beach trips.

​Contact​

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