Local Government plays a central role in the planning, design, management and delivery of crime prevention programs and policies  in partnership with the local community and WA Police.

Many Local Governments have crime prevention and community safety plans, which guide local responses to reduce crime and other anti-social activity. In designing and planning these, Local Government's work with Police and other partners such as schools, housing authorities youth services to ensure community safety and wellbeing.  

Local Governments are also involved in graffiti removal, CCTV infrastructure investment and maintenance, and safety programs like  Neighborhood Watch.

Off-road Vehicles

In response to requests from Local Governments, WALGA has prepared a paper on the control of off-road vehicles (ORVs), including recommendations for State Government. The paper was prepared with input from key stakeholders, including Local and State Government, and user groups.

The ORV paper will be open for Local Government comment until Friday, 19 October. The paper will then be presented at the December State Council meeting for endorsement.

The paper can be viewed here . Please provide comment to Senior Policy Advisor, Community Evie Devitt-Rix via email or telephone 9213 2082.