Burglary prevention


To be a burglary victim is an experience shared by many Australians, particularly those living in urban areas. While Australia’s burglary rate is unacceptably high, there are concrete steps which individual householders, business people, and communities can take, alone and in partnership with State and local governments, to reduce the risk of burglary. This Trends and Issues paper analyses the problem of burglary and outlines some practical countermeasures.