Georges River Council seeks to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for all residents and visitors. Council strives to not only reduce crime and promote safety, but also to increase feelings of safety and security for all people living in the Georges River Local Government Area. Council’s objective is to promote a whole of community response to community safety and crime prevention. Council’s strategy is to forge partnerships with residents, police, government, the community sector and business, to develop and deliver actions to make the Georges River Council Local Government Area a safer place.
Council’s measures to create a sense of security and wellbeing in the community include:
- Local safety audits
- Street lighting assessments
- Community surveys, forums and safety expos
- Crime Prevention Strategy
- CCTV Program
In addition Council works closely with the community to design and implement a range of initiatives which address issues such as domestic violence.