Action on graffiti

Waverley Council Graffiti Team

The team of two removed 1885 incidents of graffiti in 2012, equivalent to 19622 square metres. We use a purpose built graffiti removal truck that operates on natural gas and uses an environmentally safe solution to remove graffiti.

Graffiti removal

We remove graffiti from high profile locations including:

  • Major commercial centres
  • Gateway locations
  • Thoroughfares
  • Village centres
  • Trouble spots.

Removal of offensive graffiti

We remove offensive graffiti within 24-48 hours of notification. Offensive graffiti includes graffiti which is:

  • racist
  • sexist
  • abusive
  • contains crude language
  • contains personal information
  • depicts graphics of a sexual or violent nature.

'At cost' removal

We remove graffiti for businesses, residents and property owners at an 'at cost' rate:

  • you will only be charged the price of the materials/products used to remove the graffiti
  • the cost will vary depending on the size of the area and the type of removal
  • you can contact our graffiti team on 9083 8000 to organise a quote.

What else is Waverley Council doing?

  • We utilise the Australian Graffiti Register to enable tracking of graffiti tags and offenders
  • We apply environmental design principles in designing and planning to deter graffiti
  • We embrace opportunities to include young people in alternative creative projects
  • We develop Place Based projects enhancing civic pride and community ownership of public space
  • We encourage residents to be proactive in using preventative measures against graffiti.

Contact

Customer Service 
Phone: 02 9083 8000