ABC.net.au Emergency external-link

Plan for an Emergency- Bushfire external-link


Adshell external-link

To report a damaged bus shelter
Email: reports@adshel.com.au
Phone: 1800 501 402 (24 hour hotline)


Ausgrid external-link

To report a street light not working external-link
Or to report fallen or damaged poles

Phone: 131 388
To report fallen power lines


Australian Red Cross external-link

Disaster Preparedness external-link


Australian Government Civil Aviation Safety Authority external-link

Drone Rules (Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA)) external-link
Information, resources, links and safety brochures
Can I Fly There? App external-link


Community Justice Centres external-link

To resolve neighbour disputes, such as noise, fencing, trees, dogs etc


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) external-link

Advertising Materials external-link (what, where, who, litter, penalties, etc.)
Report to the EPA external-link (icon can be added to mobile’s home screen for easy access)
Report to EPA external-link
Report Illegal Dumpingexternal-link (Online)
Phone: 131 555
To report: littering from vehicles, illegal dumping, smoky vehicles, noisy exhaust.
Note: Report cigarette butts via NSW Rural Fire Service – see below
Public Registers external-link, eg Pesticide Licences, Contaminated Land, Penalty Notices, etc.


Hornsby Shire Council external-link

To report illegal dumping external-link
Phone Council’s Waste Hotline: 9847 4856
To report loud noise  external-link
To report water pollution external-link


Ku-ring-gai Council external-link

To report an abandoned shopping trolley external-link
To report illegally dumped rubbish external-link
To view offensive noise restrictions external-link (incl ‘When noise should not be heard’)
Street sweeping external-link (information, including mention of illegality of leaf-blowing into gutters)


Neighbourhood Watch within Ku-ring-gai & Hornsby

Our 20 Favourite Crime Prevention Tips concerning Fire Issues external-link (pdf to download)


NSW Government – Health external-link

Smoke-free commercial outdoor dining laws external-link
Bushfire smoke Fact Sheet external-link


NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment external-link

What regulations apply to noisy construction? external-link
What can I do about Noise from a Loud Party?external-link


NSW Government Department of Primary Industries

Where can I Hunt? external-link


NSW Government – SafeWork NSW

Quad Bikes & Side-by-side Vehicles external-link


NSW Fire & Rescue external-link

BBQ Fire Safety Community Fire Units (CFUs) external-link


NSW Rural Fire Service external-link

Bush Fire Safety
Community ‘FireWise’ Groups (CFGs)

Assist Infirm, Disabled & Elderly Residents (AIDER) programexternal-link
A FREE one-off service – AIDER services can include: clearing gutters, thinning vegetation around the home, removing leaf and tree debris, trimming branches from close to the home, mowing or slashing long grass.
Phone: 02 8741 4955

Fires Near Me (Internet page) external-link
Fires Near Me NSW – Android App external-link
Fires Near Me NSW – Apple App external-link
Neighbourhood Safer Places (NSPs) external-link

Report a cigarette butt tosser – make an online report external-link
Phone: 1800 679 737
To report a lit, or unlit cigarette butt thrown from a vehicle

Total Fire Ban Rulesexternal-link


School Security Unit (NSW)

Phone: 1300 880 021
To report any suspicious activity at a school during holiday periods and at weekends


SnapSendSolve external-link

Free APP that let’s you report issues to relevant authorities in Australia & New Zealand, such as illegal dumping, pavement issues, broken signage, vandalism, etc.


Sydney Forensic Cleaning external-link

Fire Damage Restoration

Note: Neighbourhood Watch cannot endorse a product or service. We can simply bring items to your attention. You must do your own research.