Welcome to secureNSW

Welcome to secureNSW, the NSW Government's official counter terrorism website.

We wish you all a safe and happy Christmas season. We do however wish to remind you that if you do see or hear anything suspicious to contact the National Security Hotline on 1800 1234 00 or email hotline@nationalsecurity.gov.au .

Some things to look out for include:

  • unusual videotaping or photography of or around official buildings, high profile places or places where large numbers of people gather
  • unattended bags in the above mentioned places
  • suspicious accommodation needs and/or lifestyles that don't add up
  • false or multiple identities
  • unusual purchases of fertilisers, chemicals, explosives, weapons.

If it is an emergency, contact 000.

For more information on what to look out for, please refer to the National Security  website.

Operation Hammerhead

Operation Hammerhead

See the press conference with Central Metropolitan Commander, Assistant Mick Fuller about Operation Hammerhead.

Hammerhead Press Conference

Martin Place Siege

Martin Place Siege

See the press conference with Deputy Commissioner, Specialist Operations, Catherine Burn APM following the tragic events that occurred at Martin Place on the 15 and 16 December 2014.

Martin Place Siege

For individuals


Ensure you understand what the NSW counter terrorism arrangements mean to you and your family.

For community groups


Get involved in making your community a safer place for everyone.

For business


Tools and strategies to better protect your business from terrorism.

Media Centre


See the latest counter terrorism related media releases from the NSW Police Force and the NSW Government.

Latest News

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  • Exercise Baryon

    Exercise Baryon was held on Sunday 21 April 2013 and Lucas Heights campus of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).

  • Operation Forbearance

    Police are looking for any information about the 1982 bombings of the Israeli Consulate in Sydney and the Hakoah Club at Bondi

  • NSW Counter Terrorism Plan

    The NSW plan for the preparation for, response to and recovery from a terrorist incident

National Terrorism Public Alert Level


Tell me more about the current level of alert.

Operation Appleby Media ConferenceChemical Security 2013NSW Agencies and ResponsibilitiesTerrorism and the LawNSW Counter Terrorism PlanIndividuals and Community Groups

Emergency Contacts

In an emergency call: Triple Zero (000)

Report suspicious activity to the National Security Hotline: 1800 1234 00

Click here for a complete list of emergency contacts