Minutes of the Crime Prevention Working Group held on Monday 16 November 2020.



Dr Joe McGirr                                Member for Wagga Wagga

Janice Summerhayes                  Director Community

Jenene McGrath                           Department of Education

Colin Taggart                                 Neighbourhood Watch

Cr Kerry Pascoe                           Wagga Wagga City Council




Andrew Stockman                        Department of Premier and Cabinet

Adrian Telfer                                  NSW Police, Wagga Wagga Local Area Command

Mayor, Cr Greg Conkey              Wagga Wagga City Council

Cr Tim Koschel                             Wagga Wagga City Council

Brad Wotton                                  Department of Communities and Justice

Saba Nabi                                      Community Member

Thomas Gardiner                          Community Member

Kat van der Wijngaart                  Community Member

Brett Sommerville                         PCYC

Sergeant Scott Holbutt                PCYC

Louise Graham                             Relationships Australia




Madeleine Scully                          Manager Community Services

Lisa Saffery                                   Social Planning Coordinator

Michelle Castle                             Minute Taker





The meeting of the Crime Prevention Working Group commenced at 12:01pm.

Acknowledgement Of Country

I would like to acknowledge the Wiradjuri people who are the Traditional Custodians of this Land. I would also like to pay respect to the Elders both past and present of the Wiradjuri Nation and extend that respect to other Community members present.


Confirmation of Minutes




                        On the Motion of K van der Wijngaart and T Gardiner

That the Minutes of the proceedings of the Crime Prevention Working Group Meeting held on 21 September 2020 be confirmed as a true and accurate record.



Declarations Of Interest

No declarations of interest were received.

presentation  - PCYC

Brett Sommerville, Club Manager and Sergeant Scott Holbutt from PCYC provided a presentation on PCYC and a number of programs involving Youth at Risk.

presentation  - Relationships australia

louise Graham, Education Family Worker and Family Law Pathways Network Program Officer, Relationships Australia, provided a presentation of Family Law Pathways.


RP-1          Officer's update report



                        On the of T Gardiner and Councillor T Koschel

That the Crime Prevention Working Group

a       note and receive this report






General Business Around the Table


1.     Kat van der Wijnaart tabled her verbal resignation from the Crime Prevention Working Group effective as of the 16 November 2020. Kat advised a formal resignation will be forwarded through to the working group.



The Crime Prevention Working Group rose at 12:33.