Welcome to secureNSW

secureNSW is the official NSW Government website for counter terrorism, it contains an overview of the NSW arrangements, capability and strategies. 

You will also find information on what you, your business and/or community can do to assist in preventing terrorism, being prepared, responding to or recovering from a terrorist incident, should the need ever arise. 

National Terrorism Public Alert Level

National Terrorism Public Alert Level increases to HIGH

National Terrorism Public Alert Level increases to HIGH The Prime Minister has announced that the National Terrorism Public Alert Level has increased to HIGH, meaning that a terrorist attack is ‘likely’. This assessment is based on an increased threat.


Statement regarding the National Terrorism Public Alert Level

National Terrorism Public Alert Levels - Commissioner of Police

The Premier of NSW and Commissioner of Police discuss the National Terrorism Public Alert Level at a media conference on 12 September 2014


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

  • Pakistan bomb kills 50 at Wagah border with India
    02 November 2014 Source: BBC News

    More than 50 people have been killed and at least 100 injured in a suicide bombing close to Pakistan's only border crossing with India.

  • Nigeria bus station blast during rush hour
    31 October 2014 Source: BBC News

    An explosion at a major bus station in Gombe state in north-eastern Nigeria has killed at least four people and injured 32, police say.

  • Australia outlaws travel to terror hotspots
    30 October 2014 Source: Yahoo!7

    Sydney (AFP) - Australia on Thursday passed a law criminalising travel to terror hotspots, a tough counter-terrorism measure aimed at stopping jihadists from going to Iraq and Syria to fight.

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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