Safety programs and initiatives

Safety programs and initiatives
Council runs a number of programs and initiatives to keep our community safe. Cick to find out more. Safety Programs Initiatives canterbury bankstown We have several programs aimed at reducing incidences of drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence, graffiti and fraud. We also focus on fire safety and safety inspections for your benefit.  




Local Safety Forums Safety Forums​Local Safety Forums are a project from Council's Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan, and will be held in different Council Wards. The forums are hosted by Council and NSW Police Force, with the relevant Local Area Command.
CARES (school program) (school program)For the past 20 years, the City of Canterbury Bankstown has been hosting the successful Community and Road Education Scheme (CARES).
Fire safety safetyFire is an extremely dangerous element, and it can kill instantly. Read about steps you can take to reduce the impact a fire may have.
Domestic violence violenceDomestic Violence is a complex, serious issue. Council facilitates partnerships to help end abuse of all kinds and support victims.
Drug and alcohol prevention and alcohol preventionCouncil continually works in partnership with local youth organisations to deliver drug and alcohol education to at risk young people.
Anti-theft number plate screws number plate screwsCar number plates are being stolen at an increasing rate and so we are working with police to minimise this and any resulting issues.
Fraud prevention preventionWe can help you to protect yourself against some common types of fraud, including identity theft, credit card fraud and failing to pay for fuel.
Cybersmart families familiesThe internet is incredible for many reasons, however, there are risks associated. Read about how to ensure a positive and safe online experience.
Community Safety Reference Group Safety Reference GroupThe Community Safety Reference Group meets to review our initiatives and programs here at Council, recommend strategies, and finally to identify and address issues in relation to community safety in our City.
Safety Inspections Program Inspections ProgramRead what you can do if you feel unsafe or have a concern about safety or crime in our community.
Community Safety Outreach Sessions Safety Outreach SessionsThroughout 2018, Council will host a number of safety outreach sessions within the community. These sessions are an opportunity for you to talk about any safety concerns.
Graffiti removal programs removal programsGraffiti is illegal, involving unauthorised marking of property. Click to see what you can do if you see graffiti near your home.