Business Safety and Security

CoSafe security service

The City’s CoSafe team operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

Officers undertake specialised training to manage a wide range of issues in the community such as:
  • Suspicious behaviour
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Noise complaints
  • Graffiti and vandalism.
Find out more about CoSafe services and contact details.

CCTV security cameras

The City uses CCTV security cameras to monitor and record activity in various locations through the City. Footage can be released to Police upon request. 

Find out more about CCTV security cameras in the City, including current locations and other security technology used.

Graffiti removal

The City will remove graffiti from all public property (City owned assets).

For commercial property, the City will remove graffiti if it is racist or obscene.

Important note: For privately owned property, the City will cover costs to a maximum of $400 per incident (based on the average cost of graffiti removal) and $1,200 per property per year. Any costs above this threshold must be covered by the property owner.

Find out more about graffiti reporting and removal.

Online security/cyber security

Cybercrime is a growing threat. Know what to look out for and how to protect your business from scams.

Cyber security and your business

Visit – cyber security opens in a new window to find out about:
  • Cyber security and your business
  • How to protect your business from cyber threats
  • How to protect your customer's information
  • How to create a cyber security policy. 

CyberCheck.Me has been developed by the ECU Security Research Institute in partnership with WA AustCyber Innovation Hub (WAACIH) and local government entities to provide SME's and the community with the basic precautions they can take to protect themselves against the loss of time, money, private information and reputational damage as a result of cyber-attack. Register for a cyber security assessment opens in a new window

Business security audit

Published by the WA Police, the Business Security Audit is designed to assist business owners and staff with assessing the security of their business. 

It will help to identify potential areas of vulnerability, and suggests improvements for adapting your security to reduce the risk of crime against your business.

To access the audit visit WA Police – Protect My Business opens in a new window.

Emergency management

Be prepared and know how to recover from an emergency situation or natural disaster.

Visit – emergency management opens in a new window to find out about:
  • How to prepare your business for an emergency
  • How to prepare and emergency management plan
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Guide to continuing your business
  • Coronavirus information and support for business.

Risk management

Visit – risk management opens in a new window to find out about:
  • Risk assessment and planning: Knowing how to plan and manage risks can help reduce the impact an unexpected events.
  • Insurance: Protect and minimise your business's exposure to risks by having the right insurance.
  • Health and safety: Creating a safe workplace for you, your employees and customers will minimise injuries and illness.
  • Mental health: Find out where you can get mental health and wellbeing support and manage and reduce stress.

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Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.