Alcohol Free Zones and Alcohol Prohibited Areas

Alcohol Free Zones target anti-social behaviour and community concerns in problematic locations.

CCTV and Cameras

Keeping our community safe is important to everyone. CCTV cameras along with additional lighting discourages anti-social and illegal behaviour.

Community food services

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

Defibrillators (AEDs)

Find out about defibrillators (AEDs) and their many locations in the Northern Beaches Council area.

Domestic and family violence

We remain committed to increasing public awareness and providing immediate support for anyone in our community affected by domestic violence.

Alcohol and other drugs

View drug and alcohol information.

Fire safety

The key to reducing risk is being prepared. Smoke alarms are compulsory, in homes, multi-unit housing, commercial and industrial buildings.

Gambling information and help

Information and support services for problem gambling.


Living and working together with empathy for homeless people, everyone can enjoy a safe and peaceful environment.

Mental health and wellbeing

Having good mental health, or being mentally healthy, is more than just the absence of illness, rather it’s a state of overall wellbeing.

Pool safety

It is every pool owner’s responsibility to make sure pools are safe. Learn about your obligations and swimming pool laws.

Public health

We’re committed to the highest standards of public health and to ensuring a safe healthy environment for our community.

Smoke free zones

We’re taking a leading role in the Smoke Free Zone campaign to create a cleaner, healthier and happier community.

School road safety

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.

Smart Beaches Project

The Smart Beaches Project is a partnership between Lake Macquarie City Council, Northern Beaches Council and University of Technology Sydney.