Copyright and terms of use

Learn how and when the Neighbourhood Watch Victoria website, content, logo and school resources can be used, reproduced or copied and when permission needs to be obtained.


Material on this site comes from a variety of sources and authors. We strive to keep information on this site up to date but cannot guarantee that the information is totally correct. Any errors brought to our attention will be corrected as quickly as possible.

Neighbourhood Watch Victoria hopes by using these crime prevention tips, users can learn what they can do to reduce their reis of becoming a victim of crime and feel safer. While every effort has been made to incorporate reasonable means to reduce the opportunities for criminal activities to occur, there is no expressed or implied guarantee that the person or property will be free from criminal activity if these suggestions are followed and implemented.


All website elements unless otherwise stated and not limited to the design, text, graphics, interfaces and the selection and arrangements thereof are the copyright of Neighbourhood Watch Victoria Inc.

We encourage use of written material on this site for educational purposes. Neighbourhood Watch Victoria permits any articles and NHW-branded downloadable files to be reproduced for educational purposes, provided the information is not changed and the Neighbourhood Watch Victoria is acknowledged as the source. Use of any material on this site for any purposes other than educational, must have Neighbourhood Watch Victoria’s written permission before being used. 

Any use of materials from this website other than what is stated above, or allowed under the Australian Copyright Act, including modification, distribution and republication without prior written permission from Neighbourhood Watch Victoria or the copyright owner is strictly prohibited. 

Images used on this website come from a variety of sources and are reproduced either via the appropriate license or with the copyright holder’s permission. They can not be copied or reproduced without the original copyright holder’s permission. 


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Four heads logo

The Neighbourhood Watch four heads logo is trademarked by Neighbourhood Watch Victoria. The logo may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, used or modified for any purposed without the written permission of Neighbourhood Watch Victoria. 

How Safe Is My School

Neighbourhood Watch Victoria gives permission for text, illustrations and other materials in the How Safe Is My School resources to be reproduced for educational purposes, provided the information is not substantially altered to change fact or meaning and that the source is acknowledged appropriately. 

The photos used in the How Safe Is My School resource have been licensed from iStock. Copyright is held by iStock and all rights are reserved on the images. Permission to reproduce them, beyond this resource, must be requested from the copyright owner.

Links to external websites

This site contains links to external websites, which are provided for informational purposes only. Neighbourhood Watch Victoria has no control over the content or availability of these sites and the inclusion of links does not necessarily imply that Neighbourhood Watch recommends or endorses the views expressed therein. 

We may change these terms of use from time to time. Check before re-using any content from this website.

Connect With Us

Neighbourhood Watch Victoria acknowledges the 38 mobs, the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live, and gather as employees and volunteers. We recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community and pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

At Neighbourhood Watch, we believe everyone has the right to feel safe and welcome. We are committed to ensuring diversity, inclusion and equity are embedded throughout our organisation – in the work we do, the services we deliver and among our staff, volunteers, and the communities we work with.