Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)


The CPTED Unit, Crime Prevention Programs, provides whole-of-Government advice on a range of matters relating to CPTED policy and project management including the development of a NSW CPTED Guidelines. The Unit also provides advice, funding and training for Council staff in the management of applied CPTED projects within their local communities.

The NSW Car Park Guidelines for Crime Prevention (PDF 4MB) were developed in consultation with Local Government NSW, Designing Out Crime Research Centre, Parking Association of Australia, NSW Police Force, Sydney Trains, Transport for NSW and the Department of Justice. The guidelines are based on best practice principles to improve the safety and security of car parks.