Low Crime Rates Make 4069 Among Brisbane’s Safest Postcodes

Brisbane’s safest postcodes
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Residents of Kenmore, Kenmore Hills and surrounding areas can rest easy knowing they live in one of Brisbane’s safest postcodes. With only 31 crimes reported per 1,000 properties over the past five years, the crime rate at postcode 4069 is well below the Queensland average of 130 crimes per 1,000 properties.


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Postcode 4069 spans many suburbs, including Kenmore, Kenmore Hills, Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Fig Tree Pocket, Kenmore East, Pinjarra Hills, Pullenvale, Upper Brookfield, Kenmore Dc and Lone Pine.

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A recent analysis has shown that the area has one of the lowest rates of property crime in Brisbane.

Based on Queensland Police Service’s Online Crime Map, the entire postcode 4069 recorded one case of robbery, 27 cases of trespassing and vagrancy, 29 cases of assault, among other offenses reported between July 13, 2022 to July 12, 2023. A total of 657 offences of varying natures were reported for the whole postcode.

4069 one of Brisbane's safest postcodes
4069 one of Brisbane's safest postcodes
Screenshots from QPS Online Crime Map

Meanwhile, the analysis found the safest Brisbane postcode is 4055, covering suburbs like Ferny Hills, Upper Kedron, Bunya, Ferny Grove and Ferny Hills, which had the fewest property crimes.

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Many homeowners and would-be home buyers are increasingly worried about the risk of robberies or home burglaries, assault, trespassing, and other types of crime. Whilst living in a low-risk suburb helps, Queensland Police says it’s still important for all homeowners to take action to reduce the chance of break-ins, which can happen anywhere.

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This includes increasing the level of security within their homes, getting involved in the community such as the Neighbourhood Watch program, and minimising the number of unknown visitors they allow into their homes.

Published 13-July-2023