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Safety in Marrickville Committee

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Safety in Marrickville Committee

Archived page

This page contains information about a former committee that was dissolved with the merger of Marrickville Council into Inner West Council on 12 May 2016.

Visit the Inner West Council website for information about the newly formed Strategic Reference Groups, which serve a similar role to the former Marrickville Council advisory and consultative committees.


The role of the Safety in Marrickville Committee is to address community safety issues on a whole of community basis by focussing on community strengthening activities and by preventing community harm.

The aims of the SIM committee

The overall aims of the committee are to co-ordinate and oversee the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of locally-based community safety policies and initiatives in relation to the Marrickville Community Safety Plan and to:

  • Provide strategic leadership, management, innovation, advice and direction in community safety
  • Establish and foster strategic partnerships, agreements and protocols between key agencies and community leaders in relation to an ongoing integrated approach to community safety.
  • Actively promote, encourage and support implementation groups and representatives in the ongoing monitoring and evaluation of the Safety in Marrickville Plan.
  • Represent respective organisations and the Safety in Marrickville Committee in other forums and to commit resources on an ongoing basis to strategies and initiatives as outlined in the Safety in Marrickville Plan.
  • Actively promote the Marrickville Community Safety Plan to the wider community.

You can download the terms of reference here:

Committee Members

Clr Chris Woods Marrickville Council
Clr Melissa Brooks Marrickville Council
2 representatives Marrickville Local Area Command
2 representatives Newtown Area Command
4 representatives Community

Minutes and agendas


Please email lyn.frankovich@marrickville.nsw.gov.au for further information on the Safety in Marrickville committee.

Marrickville Council
Customer Service Centre: 02 9392 5000
After Hours Emergencies: 02 9962 7755
Community Safety Officer: 02 9335 2155

Ground Floor, Administration Centre
2-14 Fisher St, Petersham
(8:30 to 5pm, Monday-Friday)