Report Graffiti and Vandalism

Graffiti vandalism is a crime. It is the act of marking or defacing premises or other property without permission.

The removal and prevention of graffiti vandalism is very costly to the community.

Report it to remove it! Reporting graffiti on council or government property helps ensure it is removed as quickly as possible. 

You are responsible for removing graffiti from your own property, and we can provide you with a graffiti removal kit to assist.



If you see someone in the act of graffiti vandalism or notice graffiti report it by:

To be eligible for our REPORT REMOVE REWARD scheme all reports must be made through NSW police force community portal with police report number 

Did you know?
Council only has jurisdiction to remove graffiti from its owned property. This consists of parks and playgrounds, libraries and council buildings, road signage and bus shelters.


Property owners are responsible for removing graffiti from their properties. To remove graffiti:

  • Use our free graffiti removal kit (one per person, per year).
    The kits contain environmentally friendly graffiti removal products and protective equipment. This will remove most spray enamels and permanent markers from surfaces including painted surfaces, glass, stone, tiles, colour bond, stainless steel, brick, concrete, plastic and perspex. Order one using this form.

  • Use household cleaning products
    Use products such as dishwashing or laundry liquid, eucalyptus oil or mineral turpentine. Test on a small area first and follow instructions on the label.


Our Graffiti and Vandalism Reward Scheme Policy will provide financial reward to members of the community where information regarding a graffiti or vandalism incident is provided to the NSW Police Force, and results in legal action resulting in a conviction against an offender.

The following reward amount scale will be applied:

Category Damage amount Reward amount for conviction
 1  Up to $20,000 $2,000
 2  $20,001 and above $5,000

To claim a reward:

Step 1. Step 1

Review the eligibility requirements(PDF, 89KB).

Step 2. Step 2

Complete the online claims form.

Only those claims with a valid Police event number and where the report to police has lead to a conviction will be considered.