Bankstown City Council held its 10th annual Community Safety Expo on Saturday.
Held in the centre court at Centro Bankstown, the event provided an invaluable opportunity for residents to gain practical tips from emergency and support services regarding personal and property safety.
"Council's highest priority is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its residents,” Mayor of Bankstown Clr Khal Asfour said.
"A handy tip from emergency services personnel could help avoid a needless accident or loss of life and I would like to thank our local emergency services for their faithful support of Council's initiative," Mayor Asfour said.Residents had the opportunity to watch displays and visit information stalls and receive safety advice from:
• Bankstown City Council• NSW Fire Brigades• NSW Police Force• Neighbourhood Watch• SES• St Johns Ambulance and Ambulance Service of NSW• Bankstown Multicultural Youth Service.
"The Expo wan an opportunity to educate residents on safety issues that affects their lives. Amongst other things a NSW Fire Brigade K9 detection unit display and a kitchen fire simulation was held, as well as a CPR demonstration," Chair of Council's Community Safety Committee, Clr Alex Kuskoff said.