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Community Health and Safety

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 regularly
  • Make arrangements for your pets
  • Leave a spare set of keys with someone you trust i.e. friend or family member
  • Cancel any regular deliveries such as newspaper
  • Set timers for your TV and lights to switch on and off at regular times
  • Before you leave double-check that all windows and doors are secure

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

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 regularly
  • Make arrangements for your pets
  • Leave a spare set of keys with someone you trust i.e. friend or family member
  • Cancel any regular deliveries such as newspaper
  • Set timers for your TV and lights to switch on and off at regular times
  • Before you leave double-check that all windows and doors are secure

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...