Wednesday, 20th January 2021
It is illegal in Victoria to mark graffiti on property without the owner's consent. In Victoria, state and local governments deal with graffiti through prevention, removal and enforcement.
Graffiti prevention measures aim to reduce opportunities for offending and encourage ownership and observation of areas by the community as a means of discouraging vandalism.
Graffiti prevention measures councils and communities may consider include:
Call 000 to report graffiti in progress.
If your property is marked by graffiti, report it to your local police station.
If you have information on illegal graffiti offences, contact your local police station or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. You can provide information to Crime Stoppers without giving your details.
Source: Caitlin Fraser