Community safety and crime prevention

Council has a strong commitment to community safety and crime prevention. Council addresses these issues through its Community Safety Committee.

Community safety

The Community Safety Committee is a partnership between Woollahra Council, Rose Bay Police Local Area Command, residents, local community organisations and local businesses. The Committee's work is governed by Terms of Reference(PDF, 57KB)  that have been endorsed by Council.

Crime prevention

Council's roles in crime prevention include: designing out crime; addressing the social causes of offending; coordinating safety strategies in partnership with others; and the promotion of crime prevention awareness.

Reducing car crime in Woollahra

Stealing from a car is an opportunistic crime and is therefore preventable. Information on reducing car crime in Woollahra(PDF, 231KB)  explains how you can keep your car safer and help prevent car crimes.

Important phone numbers

Useful links


For more information, please contact:

Telephone: 9391 7000