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Community Health and Safety

Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group

The Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group was formed in 2000 and is an advisory group of Council that meets bi-monthly. The Working Group adopts a whole of community approach to enhancing community safety and has been associated with a number of initiatives including the following:

  • The adoption, by Council, of the Crime Prevention Plan 2014- 2017 and the implementation of key strategies under the Plan
  • Lobbying to state and federal members of Parliament for enhancements to community safety initiatives and policy, in particular domestic and family violence
  • Delivery of a range of community consultations including safety surveys and workshops
  • Implementation of a CBD CCTV Program in Gunnedah CBD and surrounds
  • Input into the ongoing implementation of Alcohol Free Zones
  • Input to a range of community safety related grant applications
  • Gunny Get You Home Safe and Gunny Get Your Home Secure initiatives

The membership of the Working Group is broad and consists of the following:

  • Councillors
  • Council Staff
  • Aboriginal representatives
  • Youth representatives
  • Community representatives
  • Oxley Local Area Command representatives
  • Gunnedah Rural Health Service
  • Gunnedah PCYC
  • Gunnedah & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc.
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Report Crime

It is very important that all crimes are reported. Correct information about how many and what types of crimes are occurring in the community helps Police to protect residents...

Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group

The Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group was formed in 2000 and is an advisory group of Council that meets bi-monthly. The Working Group adopts a whole of community approac...

Gunnedah Crime Prevention Plan 2014 – 2017

The Gunnedah Crime Prevention Plan 2014-2017 has been developed by the Gunnedah Shire Council in conjunction with key community stakeholders including the Gunnedah Crime Preve...

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

The planning and design of residential houses, places, spaces and buildings can assist in reducing crime by the application of improvements to lighting, fencing, landscaping a...

Engravers for Loan

Residents are able to borrow electronic engravers for a two (2) week period to identify their belongings free of charge from the Shire Library. Engraving your valuables will a...

General Home Security Tips

There are many simple changes you can make to lessen the risk of crime in and around your home and neighbourhood. Practical steps that residents can take to maximise home secu...

Going Away?

Travelling away or going on holidays? Don’t forget to: Let your neighbours know and arrange for them to keep watch of your property Ask someone to collect your mail regu...

Community Health and Safety

Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group

The Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group was formed in 2000 and is an advisory group of Council that meets bi-monthly. The Working Group adopts a whole of community approach to enhancing community safety and has been associated with a number of initiatives including the following:

  • The adoption, by Council, of the Crime Prevention Plan 2014- 2017 and the implementation of key strategies under the Plan
  • Lobbying to state and federal members of Parliament for enhancements to community safety initiatives and policy, in particular domestic and family violence
  • Delivery of a range of community consultations including safety surveys and workshops
  • Implementation of a CBD CCTV Program in Gunnedah CBD and surrounds
  • Input into the ongoing implementation of Alcohol Free Zones
  • Input to a range of community safety related grant applications
  • Gunny Get You Home Safe and Gunny Get Your Home Secure initiatives

The membership of the Working Group is broad and consists of the following:

  • Councillors
  • Council Staff
  • Aboriginal representatives
  • Youth representatives
  • Community representatives
  • Oxley Local Area Command representatives
  • Gunnedah Rural Health Service
  • Gunnedah PCYC
  • Gunnedah & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry Inc.
Check out: 

Report Crime

It is very important that all crimes are reported. Correct information about how many and what types of crimes are occurring in the community helps Police to protect residents...

Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group

The Gunnedah Crime Prevention Working Group was formed in 2000 and is an advisory group of Council that meets bi-monthly. The Working Group adopts a whole of community approac...

Gunnedah Crime Prevention Plan 2014 – 2017

The Gunnedah Crime Prevention Plan 2014-2017 has been developed by the Gunnedah Shire Council in conjunction with key community stakeholders including the Gunnedah Crime Preve...

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)

The planning and design of residential houses, places, spaces and buildings can assist in reducing crime by the application of improvements to lighting, fencing, landscaping a...

Engravers for Loan

Residents are able to borrow electronic engravers for a two (2) week period to identify their belongings free of charge from the Shire Library. Engraving your valuables will a...

General Home Security Tips

There are many simple changes you can make to lessen the risk of crime in and around your home and neighbourhood. Practical steps that residents can take to maximise home secu...

Going Away?

Travelling away or going on holidays? Don’t forget to: Let your neighbours know and arrange for them to keep watch of your property Ask someone to collect your mail regu...