Council works with a range of local and regional organisations as well as the
Roads and Maritime Services and NSW Police to improve safety and awareness on our roads. Contact our Road Safety Officer on
Want to suggest a speed limit change or a location that needs a speed camera? Visit the State Government's
Safer Roads NSW website.
For NSW road safety information and campaigns visit
Authorised Child Restraint Fitting Station near you or
find out more about child car seats.
Council periodically hosts free child restraint checking days to promote correct installation and use of child restraints.
Please contact our Road Safety Officer for more information or to express your interest in attending the next event by calling
Residents can express their interest in coming along and have an authorised fitter inspect and make any necessary adjustments to the child safety seats in their car. Bookings are subject to availability. Participants are only charged the cost of any materials required to make the restraint safe. Faults
are found and corrected in almost every child restraint inspected.
Council periodically hosts free helping learner drivers workshops. Our next event is on Wednesday 22 November 2017. See the Helping Learner Drivers Workshop event page for more details
Each day we travel to school is a chance to teach our child to:
Many children are not learning how to cross the road as they often travel as passengers in cars.
To cross the road safely:
Teaching your child now prepares them for when they’re older and walking alone.
Plan your trip to avoid the crowds:
Please always drive and park legally.
Illegal parking around schools puts lives at risk. That's why Council takes a 'zero tolerance' approach. Our Rangers and Parking Officers regularly patrol around 80 schools across the City. We check signs, monitor parking and issue infringement notices
to people who do the wrong thing.
Residents sometimes express concern about hearing or seeing drivers who do burn-outs near people’s homes. We all need to live in a comfortable, safe and friendly area.
Burn-outs can cause injury to drivers, passengers and other people; please drive safely in local neighbourhoods. Download the
Hoon Behaviour Factsheet (pdf 236kb).
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