Health and safety
Safe Space trial
From 5 December 2014 until the end of May 2015, a Safe Space is in place at Sydney Square to help vulnerable young people who may be intoxicated or affected by drugs on Friday and Saturday nights.
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While Sydney is a safe place to live, work and play, we have a responsibility to increase and enhance community health and safety.
Preparing yourself and your family for an emergency or an unexpected disaster helps save lives.
The City of Sydney supports NSW Health programs to reduce the public health impacts of smoking.
The 'Domestic Violence is a Crime' booklet, written with NSW Police, contains information for people who are facing violence in their homes.
The abuse or misuse of alcohol and drugs can put individuals and the community at risk. We have a number of initiatives and programs in place to minimise the risk for everyone.
We work on crime prevention campaigns and initiatives with NSW Police and other organisations to continue to reduce the already-low crime rates in Sydney.
The sheer volume of vehicle and pedestrian traffic in Sydney means road safety is a major focus for the City of Sydney.
Crimes 'against the person' such as assault and robbery are unavoidable in large cities but we work hard to counter street crime and violence.