Latest Neighbourhood Watch News
07 Apr
NHW SA Weekly Bulletin #3

NHW SA News Weekly Bulletin

The latest NHW SA Weekly Bulletin which addresses the important and topical issue of business security is now available on the ‘Member Resources’ page of the NHW website, together with the previous Identity Theft...

02 Apr
NHW SA Weekly Bulletin

NHW SA News Weekly Bulletin

Neighbourhood Watch Areas have become accustomed to holding regular face to face meetings to conduct business and to hear from their local Police Coordinator about crime trends and respective crime prevention measures. However, the COVID-19 virus...

02 Mar
Blueprint Magazine issue 1 2020

The latest edition of SA Police’s Blueprint magazine is out now. Issue 1 2020 covers a diverse range of topics from SA Police staff profiles through to outlining projects and initiatives that are shaping the direction...

06 Feb
Safer Internet Day 11 Feb 2020

SAPOL and Neighbourhood Watch are getting behind Safer Internet Day which is on Tuesday, 11 February 2020 by encouraging everyone to work ‘Together for a better internet’.

The first step to a better internet is to talk about the...

17 Jan
Share the roads safely

Components of the Santos Tour Down Under have already started in South Australia, with the main race starting on Tuesday 21 January. The Tour will see an increase in the numbers of cyclists on our roads and it’s a timely...

31 Dec
NHW promotes caravan & RV security

Caravan and RV Security

If you travel or holiday in our state and use a caravan or recreational vehicle (RV) for your accommodation then this is essential reading.

SA Police has created a new Caravan and Recreational Vehicle Security booklet, in...

05 Dec
International Volunteers Day

On International Volunteers Day, SAPOL and the SAPOL Neighbourhood Watch SA team would like to acknowledge the help and support provided to the organisation by our volunteers.

International Volunteer Day is held annually on 5 December and...

20 Nov
Operation Nomad 2019-20

Everyone in the Neighbourhood Watch community has a role to be: vigilant, to look out for neighbours, report crime and assist in making our State a safe place to live in.

With the fire danger season well and truly under way,...

31 Oct
NHWSA Mag Halloween Edition

NHWSA Halloween 2019
The latest issue of the Watch on SA magazine is now available.

With a Halloween theme and a new Junior Watch Zone section, the magazine also contains articles on the SA Police Band and Neighbourhood Watch...

21 Oct
Preventing number plate theft

Number Plate Theft

To help you avoid becoming a victim of number plate theft, Neighbourhood Watch SA has partnered with the RAA and the Attorney General’s Department to offer tamper-resistant number plate screws, which can be fitted to your vehicle free...

09 Oct
SA Police’s new Traffic Watch app


SA Police recently launched the new Traffic Watch mobile app. The Traffic Watch app allows members of the public to easily report poor driving behaviour and traffic related complaints using a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

The information captured through Traffic...

10 Sep
Blueprint Magazine Issue 2 2019

Blueprint 2 2019

The latest edition of SA Police’s Blueprint magazine is out now. Issue 2 2019 has a focus on road safety and includes a range of interesting stories detailing the hard work and dedication of SA Police members, and...

09 Sep
Police Officer of the Year


Congratulations to Chief Inspector Matt Nairn who was named 2019 South Australia Police Officer of the Year during a presentation at the Royal Adelaide Show. The Award was announced and presented by the Rotary Club of Unley's President...

20 Aug
Scam Warnings

new scam

ACCC scam warning

A scam email sent to a SA Police inbox was today quickly turned into a warning and learning opportunity for the wider community.

The email, which claimed to be from the...

13 Aug
NHW visit Tea Tree Gully Primary

NHW News Band TTG

Members of the Tea Tree Gully Vista Neighbourhood Watch area visited the Tea Tree Gully Primary School on Monday, 12 August with the SA Police Band to promote Neighbourhood Watch and cyber safety.

The Band performed...

12 Aug
Building Ideas - NHW

NHW Building Ideas 2018

Neighbourhood Watch SA, through its unique partnership with SA Police, provides South Australian residents with a means to raise awareness about safety in their community. We bring neighbours and Police together to help create connected communities where...

01 Aug
Home and building site security

Building ideas

Neighbourhood Watch is about encouraging everyone to live in a safe and connected community. No matter where you live it is important to remember how to keep yourself, your home and your family safe but it is also beneficial...

04 Jul
Latest scam warning

Two scams currently out in the community are the following:

The first is an employment scam to be aware of, where Tom was looking for a job and found an advert for truck drivers on an online job searching website.


21 Jun
Take your dog to work day

We know dogs can be deterrents for would-be thieves – that’s why NHW SA’s mascot, Watcher Jeff, is a canine – and a safe and connected community includes everyone in that community, including our four-legged friends.

Today is Take...

19 Jun
Is your car safe?

Neighbourhood Watch SA is about community and keeping it safe – this includes property. We (Neighbourhood Watch SA and SAPOL) really want to emphasise the issue of vehicle theft and theft from vehicles that affects the community.

The opportunistic thief...

12 Jun
NHW Magazine Issue 16 2019

Issue 16 of the Neighbourhood Watch SA Magazine, with our mascot ‘Watcher Jeff’ on the cover, has a report on Operation Nomad and the systems in place to reduce the threat of arson causing bushfires. This edition also covers...

05 Jun
Reclaim the Run 6 June 2019

In the spirit of creating a safe and connected community, Neighbourhood Watch South Australia and South Australia Police are supporting Hit 107's Reclaim the Run event.

Reclaim the Run is an initiative from the Bec & Cosi Hit107 Radio...

23 Apr
Know the scam

In 2017 Australians lost $340 million to scams. As a proactive approach to lessening the impact of scams, South Australia Police has recently launched a new webpage Know the Scam

The page will be updated on...

09 Apr
ATO Phone Scammer Alert

Watch out Watch out there’s a Scammer about – we want to draw your attention to a current phone scam where members of the public are receiving calls from scammers pretending they are from the Australian Tax Office (ATO) who...

27 Mar
Blueprint magazine issue 1 2019

The latest edition of SAPOL's Blueprint magazine is out. Issue 1 2019 includes a range of stories focusing on the hard work and dedication of individuals, the feats and triumphs of SAPOL teams including projects and initiatives that are...

25 Mar
Summer 2019 NHW Watch Magazine

In this Summer 2019 edition of the Neighbourhood Watch SA Magazine we take a look at; Keeping watch in Kingston, applying a more inclusive approach, Safer Internet Day and issues around Scams as well...

20 Feb
Help combat domestic violence

Neighbourhood Watch is about helping to create a safe community, where people are safe from all sorts of harm including domestic violence which is largely a hidden crime occurring in the home.

If you are feeling unsafe in your relationship,...

01 Feb
Safer Internet Day

Most of us have heard of the three Rs – the traditional skills of reading, writing and arithmetic – but do you know what the 4Rs are when we talk about online safety?

There are four critical skills...

29 Jan
NHW members toasted in local awards

The Australia Day long weekend saw three regional Neighbourhood Watch group volunteers recognised for outstanding contributions to their respective communities.

Raelene Williams was awarded the 2019 Whyalla Australia Day Senior Citizen of the Year, while Heather Courtney...

15 Jan
Keep informed about local crime

Neighbourhood Watch Police Coordinators provide details of local crimes at NHW meetings, but did you know you can access crime statistics whenever you want to using the interactive mapping tool available on the SAPOL website.

An important...

10 Jan
Share the roads safely

Did you know that during 2018, 7 cyclists were killed on South Australian roads and 38 sustained serious injuries? The Santos Tour Down Under kicks of today and SA Police will be running Operation Safe Cycling...

05 Dec
A big 'thank you' to our volunteers

Today we celebrate International Volunteer Day and acknowledge Neighbourhood Watch SA and SAPOL have a long and proud history of engaging volunteers, which now boasts more than 1,200 registered volunteers.

International Volunteer Day is held annually on 5 December...

20 Nov
Great projects, people recognised

The volunteers of Neighbourhood Watch are the cornerstone of the program and a select few were recognised for their outstanding contribution at the AGM on the weekend.

The Kingston SE NHW Group was awarded a Certificate of...

16 Nov
Latest NHW magazine out now

In this Spring 2018 edition of the Neighbourhood Watch SA Magazine, we take a look at Operation Nomad, holiday safety, reducing the threat of domestic violence and road safety’s Fatal Five.

SA Police, through...

26 Sep
Watch on SA Winter 2018

In this Winter 2018 edition of the Neighbourhood Watch SA Magazine, we take a look at the Royal Adelaide Show South Australia Police stand, South Coast LSA awards night, Volunteer of the Year and tips on fire safety while...

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...

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...