Controlling graffiti

Graffiti is vandalism and it impacts on our community both socially and financially. The Broken Window Theory suggests that graffiti that is not removed can attract more graffiti and other forms of vandalism. This can have a negative impact on feeling safe in the community, as well as affect business operation and property values in the area.

Reporting and complaints

What you can do

You should report graffiti as soon as you see it. You can:

If you see graffiti happening or know someone involved in graffiti, phone the Crime Stoppers hotline on 1800 333 000 or report it online.

What Council is doing

Brisbane City Council has a zero tolerance for graffiti and a commitment to tackling the social and financial impacts that graffiti has on our community. Council have a range of programs that ensure Brisbane is graffiti free.

Last updated: 8 May 2019