The Darwin Safer City Program works in partnership with a range of Government departments and non-Government agencies to achieve a safer, vibrant Darwin.
“Darwin is a vibrant, inclusive, thriving community where visitors and residents feel safe, welcome and engaged in community life and where our services work in partnership to realise great quality of life for all” Safer Vibrant Darwin Plan
There are a number of components to the Darwin Safer City Program, including:
The Safer Vibrant Darwin Plan
The Safer Vibrant Darwin Plan was launched in July 2016 and sets out seven priority focus areas that form the roadmap for the Darwin Safer City Program.
The Assertive Outreach Team engages with vulnerable people in public spaces who may be sleeping rough (homeless), have alcohol issues, and/or are without safe shelter across the municipality.
Public Places Service Collaboration Group
The Public Places Service Collaboration Group is a cross-agency and cross-organisational group that addresses public place issues relating to alcohol-related harm.
Reducing supply as a key strategy to addressing public intoxication and Council is committed to advocating for change.