Crime & Safety Strategies & Initiatives

Improving Community Safety

Fairfield City Council’s approach to Community Safety and Crime Prevention employs a number of strategies to improve community safety through the development of projects, initiative and partnerships which include project such as: 

Under the Law

An introduction to the legal rights and responsibilities of Australian residents.

In Australia, everyone is equal under the law and everyone has a right to fair and equal treatment, no matter if they are men or women and no matter what race or religion.

'Under The Law' is a 28-minute video that uses storytelling as a way to engage and educate communities about the rights and responsibilities of Australian residents. The video below is in English, but copies in Arabic and Vietnamese can be sent to you free of charge by emailing

Safety Audits

A community safety audit is a process of reviewing public spaces and urban areas and making recommendations about how they can be improved to prevent crime and promote community safety. 

Safety Audit Fact Sheet


As part of its strategy for reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in Fairfield City, Council is rolling out a CCTV installation program in open spaces in various locations across the local government area. 

For more information contact 9725 0222.


Fairfield City Council in partnership with the Department of Juvenile Justice initiated the Graffiti Paint Out Program focusing on reducing graffiti and vandalism at parks and other public facilities. It is operated through the community service order program.

Residents are encouraged to notify Council of problem graffiti locations via report it or contact 9725 0222

Brochure: Graffiti and the Law | AUSTRALIAN GRAFFITI REGISTER