We monitor public health standards throughout Northern Beaches. In food outlets, public pools and sewage systems. We clean the footpaths, the beaches and the bus shelters. We protect our children with pool fences and school zones and we work with police to keep driving crime down.
Safety and wellbeing
Alcohol Free Zones target anti-social behaviour and community concerns in problematic locations.
Keeping our community safe is important to everyone. CCTV cameras along with additional lighting discourages anti-social and illegal behaviour.
There are many services that can assist to provide meal delivery or drop-in, low cost food and shopping help for those in need.
Zapstands are bright green and over 2.3metres in height - so they are highly visible and easy locate in an emergency
Find out about defibrillators (AEDs) and their many locations in the Northern Beaches Council area.
We remain committed to increasing public awareness and providing immediate support for anyone in our community affected by domestic violence.
View drug and alcohol services information primarily local to the Northern Beaches.
The key to reducing risk is being prepared. Smoke alarms are compulsory, in homes, multi-unit housing, commercial and industrial buildings.
Information and support services for problem gambling.
Living and working together with empathy for homeless people, everyone can enjoy a safe and peaceful environment.
Having good mental health, or being mentally healthy, is more than just the absence of illness, rather it’s a state of overall wellbeing.
It is every pool owner’s responsibility to make sure pools are safe. Learn about your obligations and swimming pool laws.
We’re committed to the highest standards of public health and to ensuring a safe healthy environment for our community.
We’re taking a leading role in the Smoke Free Zone campaign to create a cleaner, healthier and happier community.
As a community, we want to keep our children safe especially at times and places where they’re in high numbers.
Female Ixodes Holocyclus. Image credit: Stephen Doggett
Be tick aware. Ticks naturally occur on the Northern Beaches. Learn how to reduce the likelihood and manage tick bites.
The Smart Beaches Project is a partnership between Lake Macquarie City Council, Northern Beaches Council and University of Technology Sydney.