2018 Community Safety Expo

The 2018 Canterbury Bankstown Community Safety Expo will be held on:

Date: Saturday, 13 October 2018
Time: 9:00 start for a 17:00 finish
Location: Bankstown Central, Centre Court (outside Kmart) - Stacey Street & North Terrace, Bankstown (Live motor vehicle accident and kitchen fire scenarios on Lady Cutler Avenue)

This year, the event will comprise of a special guest presentation by cyber security expert Daniel Weiss, who will perform a live hacking demonstration. Computer science experts from Western Sydney University will also present on cyber security threats and propose ways to mitigate them. NSW Ambulance will conduct a live motor vehicle accident scenario on Lady Cutler Avenue on the day.

The event will also involve a live CPR demonstration, safety presentations, bandage demonstrations throughout the day, performances from local groups, a ‘Name that Art’ competition (artwork designed by local artist) where children contribute to a piece of art about community safety, martial arts demonstrations, kids face painting, competitions, giveaways and prizes, and many more. Information resources will also be available at and provided by various stallholders on the day.

There will be plenty of opportunity for residents and visitors to chat with local law enforcement and emergency workers from the NSW Police Force (NSWPF), NSW Ambulance, Fire + Rescue NSW (FRNSW), State Emergency Service (SES) and St John Ambulance, Council, and many more, at the various stalls located at Centre Court and on Lady Cutler Avenue.

Council coordinates the Canterbury-Bankstown Community Safety Expo every year. The Expo aims to increase community awareness about safety issues, provide a forum for residents to meet local emergency services, and learn how to be safer in your own home and community. ​Contact​ For more information, contact Council’s Community Safety and Crime Prevention Officer on 9707 9471​