Communities, government agencies, businesses and service providers all have a role to play in preventing crime. Reducing crime and helping everyone to understand what they can do about it is a priority for the NSW Government.
The State Plan NSW 2021 outlines government commitments to preventing and reducing the level of crime to support the growth of safer, stronger communities.
In this section you can read about evidence-based policies and programs to prevent crime and reduce re-offending. You can also find out what you can do to avert crime at a personal, community and statewide level.