Safer Melville Month is held every October and reminds us that we all have a role in making our communities safer!

There are plenty of ways to get involved; including attending free events, donating items to help support women in crisis, womens' self defense classes, connecting with your neighbours and local police, and improving your home's security.

Vote for Your Favourite Safer Melville Video!

The City is hosting a competition during Safer Melville Month to find out which of the six videos, featured in our animated video series, our viewers enjoyed the most!

The competition is free and will open 10.00am on Tuesday, 25 September 2018.

More details on how to vote coming soon!

Free Events

Constable Care - Making the Right Call
DateTuesday, 2 October 2018
Time2.00pm-2.45pm
Venue

Blue Gum Community Centre

33 Moolyeen Road, Brentwood

Event InformationMaking the Right Call

Who do you call when you need some help? This puppet show teaches children in years one to three how to identify an emergency, the right phone numbers to use in a range of situations, and how they can play an active role in keeping their friends, family and community safe.

Places are limited, reserve your spot here.

Constable Care - First Aid Heroes
DateMonday, 1 October 2018
Time10.30am-11.15am
Venue

Civic Square Library

Almondbury Road, Booragoon

Event InformationFirst Aid Heroes

Created in partnership with St John Ambulance, this delightful puppet show teaches primary school aged children how to identify a medical emergency and what they can do to help. Students will be introduced to DRSABC and learn how to call an ambulance.

Places are limited, reserve your spot here.

Constable Care - First Aid Heroes
DateWednesday, 3 October 2018
Time2.00pm-2.45pm
Venue

Bull Creek Library

24 Leichardt Steet, Bull Creek

Event InformationFirst Aid Heroes

Created in partnership with St John Ambulance, this delightful puppet show teaches primary school aged children how to identify a medical emergency and what they can do to help. Students will be introduced to DRSABC and learn how to call an ambulance.

Places are limited, reserve your spot here.

Constable Care - First Aid Heroes
DateThursday, 4 October 2018
Time10.30am-11.15am
Venue

AH Bracks Library

corner Stock Road and Canning Highway, Melville

Event Information

First Aid Heroes

Created in partnership with St John Ambulance, this delightful puppet show teaches primary school aged children how to identify a medical emergency and what they can do to help. Students will be introduced to DRSABC and learn how to call an ambulance.

Places are limited, reserve your spot here.

Suicide Awareness Information Session

Did you know?

  • Suicide remains the leading cause of death for Australians aged 15 to 44
  • There are more than seven deaths by suicide in Australia each day
  • Deaths by suicide in Australia occur among males at a rate three times greater than females

To coincide with World Mental Health Day and Safer Melville Month the City is hosting a Suicide Awareness Information Session facilitated by Lifeline WA. 

Suicide Awareness
DateWednesday, 10 October 2018
Time5.30pm-7.30pm
Venue

City of Melville, Civic Centre, Conference Room, Level Two

10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon

Event Information

Places are limited so reserve your spot here. Light refreshments will be provided so please advise of any dietary requirements in the notes section when you register.

Visit the Safer Melville Stalls at Little Hands!

As a part of Children’s Week and Safer Melville Month, the annual City of Melville Little Hands Festival will be held once again. The festival is a FREE community event which celebrates children aged 0-12 years and their families and raises awareness about safety in our community.

This year Little Hands presents Kidchella!! Kidchella is a festival that combines music, arts, activities, rides and lots of fun.

Kidchella!!
DateSunday, 4 November 2018
Time10.00am-2.00pm
Event Information

Tompkins Park (East End), Dunkley Ave, Applecross

Visit the Little Hands event page for more information!

Donate Items to Zonta House Association

For more than 34 years, Zonta House Refuge Association Inc. have supported women who have experienced, or are at risk of experiencing family and domestic violence, homelessness and other life crises. Zonta House provides refuge and transitional accommodation, holistic support services and education to women over the age of 18.

Want to help? Donate today!

They are currently collecting items for cleaning packs and pantry starter packs.

Drop your donations into the marked boxes between Monday, 15 October and Wednesday, 31 October at one of these locations!

  • Blue Gum Community Centre, 33 Moolyeen Road, Brentwood
  • City of Melville, Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon
  • Willagee IGA, 70 Archibald Street, Willagee
  • Hawaiian's Melville, 380 Canning Highway, Bicton (until Tuesday, 30 October 2018)

Domestic and family violence is a pattern of abusive behaviour in an intimate relationship or family relationship where one person assumes a position of power over another and causes fear. Statistics show that domestic and family violence is most likely to be committed by men against women.

Visit Respect.org or call 1800 737 732 for information and support about sexual assault or domestic and family violence. 

Womens' Self Defense Classes

In support of White Ribbon Australia and in association with Rhee Taekwondo, the Willagee Community Centre is hosting two womens' self defense classesLearn effective techniques to empower yourself in protecting against attacks.

Womens' Self Defense Class
Dates

Sunday, 25 November from 1.00pm-2.30pm

Friday, 30 November from 9.30am-11.00am

Event Information

Willagee Community Centre, corner of Archibald and Winnacott Streets, Willagee.

$5 per session. Concession card free.

Bookings essential. Reserve your place here.

Get Connected - Be Informed

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  • Register to receive the City’s bi-monthly Safer Melville eNews and find out what is happening in your community from your local police, Neighbourhood Watch volunteer and the Community Safety Service (CSS) 
  • Follow @PalmyraPol or @MurdochPol on Twitter or like the Fremantle District – WA Police Force Facebook page and keep informed
  • Be a great neighbour – get to know, look out for and help yours
  • Be a part of Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) – it’s easy:
  1. Swap contact details with your neighbours
  2. Look out for and report suspicious behaviour to police on 131 444
  3. Plan or attend a get to know your neighbour event in your local area – access a Friendly Neighbourhoods small grant or use our BBQ Trailer
  4. For more information visit www.nhw.wa.gov.au or to register your interest call NHW WA on 9222 1513

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