Rainworth, Bardon, Bardon West Identified as Among Safest Suburbs of Brisbane

Did you know that the suburbs comprising the 4065 postcode (that’s Rainworth, Bardon, and Bardon West), had one of the lowest reported offences in Brisbane last year, making 4065 third on the list of the safest suburbs list In Brisbane, after Nathan in the south and Eatons Hill in the north?

From January 2020 to January 2021, 177 offences were reported in the area, according to Queensland Police Service Online Crime Map. Most of these were unlawful entry, theft and drug-related reports, which peaked during the holidays, whilst just five offences relating to assault or disorderly conducted were filed with the police.

For a 14-day period from late December 2020 to early January 2021, the Inner West Patrol Group warned residents of an increase in home burglaries and vehicular thefts. At least 20 home dwellings had an attempted break-in whilst the police logged 16 stolen cars. In Bardon, the incidents happened on Empress Terrace, Carroll Street and Mahara Street. 

As a result, the police increased patrols and conducted proactive crime prevention and security engagements with the Inner West Neighbourhood Watch Groups and the local government.

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To the over 10,000 residents of Bardon, this quiet and leafy western suburb is more than just open spaces, trees or hills. It is a place with a high socio-economic community, thriving local cafes, beautiful homes, and heaps of good public and private schools. 

Bardon has been pegged as a great place to raise a family. This appealing environment is close to the CBD with an effective and accessible public transport system. 

Top 10 Safest Postcodes in Brisbane from January 2020 to January 2021

4111Nathan, Griffith University
4037Eatons Hill
4065Rainworth, Bardon, Bardon West
4009Eagle Farm
4073Seventeen Mile Rocks, Sinnamon Park
4067Ironside, St Lucia, University of Queensland
4070Anstead, Bellbowrie, Moggill, Priors Pocket
4061The Gap
4010Albion, Breakfast Creek