The City coordinates and supports a range of community safety programs in local areas. These programs have a variety of aims including deterring crime, managing graffiti, planning for emergencies and supporting child safety education.
In November 2014 Council adopted the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2014 – 2018 which outlines the programs and initiatives the City is involved in that are linked to the following areas:
- Partnering for safety
- Safety places and spaces
- City safety services
- Community safety awareness.
Community Safety is also involved in contributing to planning for emergencies that can impact local areas and leading community recovery efforts.