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Safety forums welcomed by residents

Safety forums welcomed by residents The first of five Local Safety Forums to be held in Canterbury-Bankstown this year will take place in the City’s south-west next week. No Safety forums welcomed by residents The first of five Local Safety Forums to be held in Canterbury-Bankstown this year will take place in the City’s south-west next week.  
Community Forum

​The first of five Local Safety Forums to be held in Canterbury-Bankstown this year will take place in the City’s south-west next week.

Administrator Richard Colley said Council, in partnership with local police, has been running the forums and community safety outreach sessions to discuss current crime trends, as part of its Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2014-2017.

"They have been very successful because they provide the opportunity for residents to share their concerns and make suggestions for improvements," Mr Colley said.

"Crime prevention can only be achieved when the local communities, Police and councils work together, form partnerships and build strong local preventative strategies."

According to the latest Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) data, robbery has nearly halved in Canterbury-Bankstown, down from 253 incidents in 2013 to 137 in 2016. There has also been significant reductions in arson, break and enter (dwelling and non-dwelling), motor vehicle theft, robbery, steal from motor vehicle and steal from person.

Chester Hill resident, Emiliana Estanislao, supports the safety forums after attending an earlier session.

"My biggest concern was the safety of residents at Chester Hill Railway Station as my son was assaulted there last year and there was a bag snatch on one of the platforms," she said.

"I requested more police patrolling the station and improved lighting, and that occurred."

The next Local Safety Forum will be held at Panania Senior Citizens’ Centre on Monday (13 March 6-8.30pm), for residents living in the City’s south-west (Revesby, Revesby Heights, Picnic Point, Panania, Padstow, Padstow Heights, Milperra and East Hills).

For more information on where the remaining forums are being held and three upcoming pop-up community sessions at local shopping centres, call 9707 9471 or go to www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/localsafetyforums


 16/03/2017 11:09 AM