Centec Wins Maribyrnong City Council Security Monitoring and CCTV Maintenance Contract
Centec has won a contract with the Victorian Government to deliver maintenance, programming, and monitoring for Maribyrnong City Council’s access control and CCTV systems.
City of Maribyrnong is a local government area within the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Australia. It comprises the inner western suburbs between 5 and 10 kilometres from Melbourne city centre. It was formed in 1994 from the merger of the City of Footscray and parts of the City of Sunshine.
Community safety is a high priority for Maribyrnong City Council. Council has a Shared Approach to Safety in the City of Maribyrnong partnership with Victoria Police. Council’s approach to safety is underpinned by a strong commitment to crime prevention through environmental design, including the application of CCTV surveillance systems.
The primary security use of CCTV is to discourage and/or detect unlawful behaviour. The City of Maribyrnong operates 2 separate systems:
* Public CCTV system: 32 cameras managed in partnership with Victoria Police. These cameras provide 24-hour surveillance of large parts of the Footscray Central Activity District.
* Council asset management system: A number of cameras that are used as an asset protection measure, with the presence of cameras helping to prevent damage to property and deter anti-social behaviour and inappropriate activity in settings such as libraries and our leisure centres.