Permits to burn are required for the restricted burning period and must be obtained from the Bush Fire Control Officer.
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The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan demonstrates the Shire’s commitment to safety and crime prevention initiatives.
The Shire's Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2021-2026 has been adopted by Council.
During the development of this plan, the Shire listened to our community to create a collaborative, evidence based approach which will ensure that resources will be well-targeted and reflect the needs and concerns of the community.
Shire of Harvey President Paul Gillett said building a safe and responsible community is a key objective of the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan.
He said the aim of the plan is to guide initiatives to reduce the incidences of criminal opportunities and enhance community safety and lifestyle.
Cr Gillett said there were five priority projects that would be actioned in the next five years.
“Council is committed to work collaboratively towards an even safer and more connected community."
The five key priority projects are:
In addition to these priority projects the plan sets out four priority areas to guide the implementation of actions for the next five years.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Shire of Harvey acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.