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Graffiti and Vandalism

To report graffiti on private property or Council property please contact:
Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) on 0433 686 933 or email identifying yourself as a Mosman resident and provide location and details


Council on 9978 4110 (8.30am – 5pm Monday – Friday).

These organisations may be contacted direct for removal of graffiti from their property:

Property Contact
Electrical boxes/substations/kiosks/street light poles Ausgrid 131 365
Major roads, including street signs RTA 131 700
Public telephones Telstra 180 22 44
Buses, trains and ferries Transport for NSW 1800 707 125
Post boxes etc Australia Post 13 13 18
Sydney Water infrastructure Sydney Water 1800 010 085

Graffiti Policy

Mosman Council is committed to managing graffiti on Council and private property throughout the Mosman area through employing a rapid removal and prevention strategy, which provides for:

  • the removal of graffiti from Council owned property within one working day of identification;
  • the removal of graffiti from private properties within three working days of identification, subject to the provisions of s.67 of the Local Government Act 1993; and
  • the emergency response and urgent removal of graffiti as required by Council’s Contract Supervisor (this provision provides for the urgent removal of graffiti considered obscene, offensive, racist and/or vilifying).

Supply Information on Graffiti Offences

If you have any information that may be of assistance in determining the identity of the offenders or time of the offence, please pass it on to the North Shore Police Area Command on 9414 8499. Should you witness an offence being committed, please call North Shore Police Area Command on 9414 8499 for Officers to attend.

Council Rangers are on duty seven days a week from 6am to 6pm and can be reached on 9978 4081 for assistance.

Last updated Wednesday 17 April 2024
Last updated Wednesday 17 April 2024