Latest Neighbourhood Watch News
27 Jun
Lock your car - stop theft

A recent increase in thefts from motor vehicles this year has seen police issue a reminder to the public to lock your car and think twice about leaving items of value in there.

Acting Chief Superintendent Yvette Clark says owners simply...

19 Jun
The Hits of Stage and Screen

Come and join Neighbourhood Watch Volunteers Association of SA Inc. and the South Australia Police for a wonderful night of music on Wednesday, 22 August 2018 from 7.30pm.

The best loved music of stage and screen will fill the iconic Adelaide...

18 Jun
Renmark Home Security Forum

SA Police is holding a Home Security Community Forum at the Renmark Hotel Function Suite (corner of Para St and Murray Ave, RENMARK) between 6.30 and 8.30 pm, Wednesday 27 June 2018.

Be part of the police and community working together...

29 May
Crime & Violence Prevention Awards

Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards

The 2018 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA) are now open.

Do you know of a Neighbourhood Watch group, project or individual that could be nominated for this award? Previously SAPOL has won...

25 May
SAPOL Volunteer of Year from NHW

M Kneebone 2018

Margaret Kneebone, from Victor Harbor, has today been named the South Australia (SAPOL) Police Volunteer of the Year.

The award, presented by the Police Commissioner during a ceremony at the SA Police Academy this morning, recognises her outstanding, long-term...

24 May
National Scams Awareness Week

National Scams Awareness Week, 21-25 May 2018, is an annual week for people to be on the lookout for threat-based impersonation scams by asking yourself ‘is this for real?’

Over $4.7 million was reported lost and more than 2,800 people gave...

23 May
National Volunteer Week May 2018

NHWSA award presentation

As part of National Volunteer Week, South Australia Police wants to acknowledge and say a big thank you to all our Neighbourhood Watch Volunteers who, regardless of their role, work tirelessly at a grass roots level to help...

18 May
Watch on SA Magazine - Autumn 2018 edition

NHW SA - Autumn 2018 edition

Neighbourhood Watch’s latest Watch on SA Magazine is out now.

In this Autumn 2018 edition, we take a look at the new NHW groups that have opened, Klemzig Graffiti Removal Program, NHW and Encounter...

17 May
South Coast LSA Annual Awards Dinner

South Coast LSA held their annual Awards dinner on Wednesday, 16 May with 80 members and invited guests in attendance. Katrine Hildyard MP, member for Reynell, was MC and entertainment was provided by the Band of the South Australia Police.


16 May
New NHW Group - Sanctuary Rise

Sanctuary Rise NHW Group

Welcome to Neighbourhood Watch Group - Sanctuary Rise.

Around 35 people (majority of the established home owners) joined in the celebrations on a Saturday afternoon for the launch of our newest Neighbourhood Watch group. Mayor of Playford, Glenn Docherty attended and...

09 May
New Protective Security Officers May 2018

SAPOL PSOs May 2018

Neighbourhood Watch has been around for 33 years building safe and connected communities, now we have fourteen new protective security officers who graduated, Friday 4 May 2018, and started their new careers.

The nine men and five women...

01 May
Throwback Tuesday – On this day in 1985

Neighbourhood Watch Logo 1985

Neighbourhood Watch had been around overseas since the 1960s, however on 1 May 1985 it was introduced in SA, launching with Flinders Park. Watch this short video of that initial meeting back in 1985.


11 Apr
SAPOL to host meeting in the South Coast region

Do you live in the South Coast Local Service Area?

SA Police is hosting a Police and Community Engagement (PACE) Forum at the Port Noarlunga Arts Centre to discuss a range of community safety topics, in the wake of recent...

04 Apr
Police officers receive awards

Three police officers were awarded Police Bravery Medals last week, and another received a Governor’s Multicultural Award.

Senior Constable Andrew Emms, Constable Darren Knight were presented with Police Bravery Medals in acknowledgment of their actions at the scene of a fiery vehicle crash in 2016.

Brevet Sergeant Nathan Mulholland was awarded a...

29 Mar
Helping you have a safe Easter

Happy Easter from the Neighbourhood Watch team. SAPOL is running a high visibility campaign over the Easter long weekend to help you make good decisions on the roads and on the water, and if you are planning to have a...

26 Mar
Linden Park BBQ in the Park a great success

Community members enjoying the NHW BBQ festivities

Linden Park Neighbourhood Watch group held their annual BBQ in the park on Sunday (March 18) to celebrate Neighbour Day. It was a very successful day with over 70 people in attendance including lots of families and...

13 Mar
NHW magazine out now

Neighbourhood Watch’s latest Watch on SA magazine is out now.

In this Summer 2018 edition, we take a look at the NHW AGM and Awards Ceremony, Watcher Jeff – our new mascot, NHW and Encounter...

22 Feb
Stalwart of NHW recognised

NHW volunteer Kay Kerten receives award for 30 years service

Congratulations and thank you to Kay, area coordinator of Whyalla (204), for her 30 years of service to Neighbourhood Watch.

Kay started as a NHW volunteer in Whyalla then moved to Port Lincoln where she...

21 Feb
Fringe Festivities and your safety

A police officer in front of a stand that says Our shout.- free breath tests on us

With Adelaide’s fun-filled month of arts, entertainment, motorsport and music well underway, SA Police will be out in force to help make it a safe and enjoyable...

16 Feb
Whyalla NHW Awareness and Information Day

Whyalla Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) were spreading the love on Valentine's Day by holding a NHW Awareness and Information Day at the Westlands Shopping Centre.

Many members of the community stopped by to ask questions about the program and safety in...

15 Feb
New campaign to help cut the supply of ice

Make the call. Cut the supply. Stop the hurt..

Street level and darknet ice dealers are two key targets of a new Crime Stoppers campaign – Make the Call, Cut the Supply, Stop the Hurt – launched yesterday in partnership with...

17 Jan
My name is Watcher Jeff

Photo of NHW mascot with words And the winning names is.....

Is he a Constable? Is he a Sergeant? No, he’s a Watcher! We are happy to announce that our mascot has been named Watcher Jeff.

Watcher Jeff will soon be spreading the safety...

30 Nov
Sturt LSA Awards Dinner

Volunteers and guests enjoyed the fourth annual Sturt Local Service Area NHW Presentation Dinner held at Club Marion on Monday night.

Volunteers were acknowledged with 5 to 25 year Service Awards. Netley Area 355, photo below, received awards totalling over 300 years in Volunteering!

Our thanks to MC - Senior Sergeant 1st...

10 Nov
Name our mascot

Neighbourhood Watch Dog Mascot

The Neighbourhood Watch Volunteers Association of South Australia Incorporated is holding a competition for Primary school aged (or younger) children to name our new Neighbourhood Watch Dog mascot.

What do you think our dog should be called? Have your say! Visit the Read the full article