SafeCity Network Brisbane – Retail Crime during COVID-19 recovery

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the National Retail Association's SafeCity Network. Rise in crime on George St and Adelaide St Retailers have reported an increase in aggression, loitering and theft by people who appear to be...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Retail Crime during COVID-19

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the National Retail Association's SafeCity Network. COVID-19 Related Crime Retailers reported an increase in customers becoming aggressive towards staff due to social distancing measures put in place for their safety, deliberately...

Read More

Proportion of retail crime increases during COVID-19

These unprecedented times are already creating new challenges for retailers and communities when it comes to crime. Many customers...

These unprecedented times are already creating new challenges for retailers and communities when it comes to crime. Many customers from across the world have asked us about the impacts that COVID-19 is having and will likely have on retail crime now and in the post-pandemic future. So over the...

Read More

Shoplifting sting in NSW sees 110 arrested

More than 110 people have been arrested during a shoplifting operation conducted by investigators from Redfern Region Enforcement Squad...

More than 110 people have been arrested during a shoplifting operation conducted by investigators from Redfern Region Enforcement Squad (RES) across Sydney this week. Operation Lightfingers, comprising of officers from Redfern RES, with assistance from Eastern Suburbs, Redfern, Leichhardt and Sydney City Police Area Commands, was launched on Wednesday 4...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 27 November 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the National Retail Association SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Gaming...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 12 November 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the National Retail Association SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Guess...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 29 October 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the National Retail Association SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Pop...

Read More

Retail & Fast Food Industry unite against customer abuse

The National Retail Association, along with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA), Australian Retail Association (ARA) and...

The National Retail Association, along with the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA), Australian Retail Association (ARA) and other undersigned organisations, have released a Retail and Fast Food Industry Statement on witnessed increases in abusive and violent customer behaviour. In the last year, more than 85% of retail staff...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 11 October 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Alcoholic Spirits Pre-mix...

Read More

Fuel Drive Offs – SMS or Emails Alerting Drivers to their offences

From 01 October 2019, drivers who fail to pay for their fuel at services stations across Queensland could be...

From 01 October 2019, drivers who fail to pay for their fuel at services stations across Queensland could be alerted to their offence by SMS or Email. QPS Flyer re Drive Off Initiative (CLICK HERE) On Tuesday 1 October 2019, the Queensland Police Service (QPS) commenced a one month trial aimed...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 30 September 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Fragrances (perfume) Sunglasses ...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane: Crime Alert – Spike in Youth Chroming

(Chroming: The act of inhaling household chemicals and other volatile substances to get high)  GOLD COAST: As reported by the Gold Coast...

(Chroming: The act of inhaling household chemicals and other volatile substances to get high)  GOLD COAST: As reported by the Gold Coast Bulletin today, the local community is at breaking point as Surfers Paradise MP, John-Paul Langbroek, reports an unprecedented number of youth chroming, drug-use, vandalism and anti-social behaviour.  Langbroek reports that youths are...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 16 September 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Fragrances Make-up Hair...

Read More

SafeCity Network Brisbane – Crime Bulletin 30 August 2019

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed...

The following trends in retail crime have been witnessed by Brisbane retailers over the past few weeks, as relayed across the NRA SafeCity Network. Thank you to all of the retailers reporting these crimes and trends. The more we all report, the more we all know. Products being targeted Fragrances (Perfume) Men’s...

Read More

Retailers urged to be vigilant against shoplifting raids by the Christmas Grinch

The National Retail Association (NRA) is urging retailers to be vigilant when it comes to shoplifting raids from thieving...

The National Retail Association (NRA) is urging retailers to be vigilant when it comes to shoplifting raids from thieving customers acting as a Christmas Grinch during the festive season. NRA Manager of Industry Policy David Stout said the busy Christmas period leaves retailers vulnerable to shoplifters and that it was...

Read More

Message from the CEO: 8 August 2017

The retail sector is showing signs of recovery after a relatively flat year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) trade...

The retail sector is showing signs of recovery after a relatively flat year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) trade figures released Thursday have revealed a 0.3 per cent increase in June to $26.15 billion seasonally adjusted. Retail sales have now risen for three consecutive months, with June’s higher than the...

Read More