Personal Safety

Lock your Vehicle and remove your valuables

Lock your Vehicle and remove your valuables

The offence of theft from motor vehicle is opportunistic. Remove the opportunity and the offence can simply not occur.

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Scam Alert - Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)

Scam Alert - Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN)

The Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network (ACORN) have been made aware of scammers contacting victims purporting to be from the ACORN unit.

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Prepare your home for the Fire Season

Prepare your home for the Fire Season

A well prepared home is more likely to survive a bush fire. Even if your plan is to leave early, the more you prepare your home, the more likely it will survive a bush fire or ember attack.

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How to spot a rip current

How to spot a rip current

Rips are complex, can quickly change shape and location, and at times, are difficult to see.

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Blue Bottles out on the Bellarine

Blue Bottles out on the Bellarine

Beachgoers to Victoria’s bays and coastal areas are being warned to take care to avoid being stung as significant numbers of potentially harmful Bluebottles have been spotted around Melbourne’s coastal areas and bays.

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Warnings against Pier Jumping

Warnings against Pier Jumping

There are many piers along the Bellarine Peninsula's coast line. Think before you jump or dive from piers and jetties this summer to minimise the risk of spinal cord injury.

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Swim Between the Flags and observe all signs

Swim Between the Flags and observe all signs

You should only swim between the red and yellow flags - these areas are patrolled by lifesavers.

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Increased number of bike riders over the summer months

Increased number of bike riders over the summer months

With increased population and traffic over the summer months, there are more cyclists on rthe oads, footpaths and walking tracks on the Bellraine Peninsula

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Prevent fires in your home

Prevent fires in your home

There are over 3,000 preventable house fires in Victoria each year. Most of these house fires are caused by someone making a mistake – a moment of carelessness, forgetfulness or neglect.

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Your Bushfire Plan

Your Bushfire Plan

You don’t have to live in the country to be at risk of fire. If you live near areas that have significant bush, forest, long grass, or coastal scrub, then you need to plan ahead for the fire season.

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Travelling Con Men - Beware

Travelling Con Men - Beware

Travelling con men are dodgy tradesmen who knock on doors of homes and small businesses, offering to do maintenance work.

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Bellarine Community Support Register

Bellarine Community Support Register

Community care service for all residents on the Bellarine

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Road Safety for Older Drivers

Road Safety for Older Drivers

Older drivers' handbook from VicRoads

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