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Safe sharps disposal for a safer community

Published on Friday, 1 March 2024 at 11:20:44 AM

Recent reports from the public have advised that needles and syringes are being found in community spaces. This is an unfortunate and serious matter, as our community’s health and well-being are a key priority for the Town.

We want to ensure we are helping to maintain community spaces that are safe and enjoyable, but we also want to empower our community with the knowledge about what to do if they come across a needle in a public space.

Safety is a collaborative responsibility that happens across a range of agencies, and whilst we endeavor to stop these incidences from occurring, sometimes we need your help.  

If you find a needle in the community, here's what to do:

For more information regarding the safe disposal of sharps please visit:

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