The NSW government funds a hotspot program for local councils which aims to prevent graffiti by using Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) techniques such as community based art, integrated signage, green screening and enhancement of public spaces.
Below are some examples of how these techniques have successfully been used to reduce graffiti vandalism in different local council areas across NSW.
Used a community art project to prevent graffiti vandalism at Mount Druitt swimming pool.
Planted vegetation in known graffiti hotspots to reduce graffiti vandalism and enhance the look of the public space.
Used removable, multi-layered protective film on council assets to reduce graffiti vandalism.
Used landscaping along a graffiti-prone bike track to reduce graffiti vandalism.