Home Safety

Scam Alert - Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)

Scam Alert - Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)

The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) have been made aware of scammers contacting victims purporting to be from the ACORN unit.

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Preventing Burglaries From Homes

Preventing Burglaries From Homes

There are many things you can do to discourage a burglar from coming to your home.

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Prepare your home for the Fire Season

Prepare your home for the Fire Season

A well prepared home is more likely to survive a bush fire. Even if your plan is to leave early, the more you prepare your home, the more likely it will survive a bush fire or ember attack.

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Prevent fires in your home

Prevent fires in your home

There are over 3,000 preventable house fires in Victoria each year. Most of these house fires are caused by someone making a mistake – a moment of carelessness, forgetfulness or neglect.

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Your Bushfire Plan

Your Bushfire Plan

You don’t have to live in the country to be at risk of fire. If you live near areas that have significant bush, forest, long grass, or coastal scrub, then you need to plan ahead for the fire season.

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Preventing Burglaries during Holidays

Preventing Burglaries during Holidays

There are many things that can assist with keeping your home safe whilst you are away on holidays.

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Holiday Advice – Burglary Crime Prevention Tips

Holiday Advice – Burglary Crime Prevention Tips

The Christmas school holidays are a great opportunity for families to take a break, to get away from the hustle and bustle of our day to day lives.

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Home Emergency Plan

Home Emergency Plan

Emergencies can happen any time, and can have a big effect on your life

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Flood - Planning for an emergency, during and after

Flood - Planning for an emergency, during and after

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Protect your home!

Protect your home!

In nearly 20% of residential burglaries, entry was through unlocked doors or windows.

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If you can stay home, you must!

If you can stay home, you must!

Victoria Police send a strong message amidst COVID-19 pandemic + all the health resources you need during this time.

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Safeguarding kids during the pandemic

Safeguarding kids during the pandemic

YMCA have developed a poster with key messages to keep children safe whilst online. These include: 'Think about who you are talking to', 'Sometimes its okay not to share', 'Check your privacy settings' & 'Tell someone'.

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How safe is your place?

How safe is your place?

Take the Neighbourhood Watch quiz to see how safe your home is

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Maximise feelings of safety around your home and neighbourhood with this simple resource kit

Maximise feelings of safety around your home and neighbourhood with this simple resource kit

Download the Residential Crime Prevention Information Kit for some simple safety tips to try in your home!

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