If you see someone committing graffiti please call the police on 000.
Monash Council seeks to reduce incidents of graffiti from within our city with:

  • The removal of reported graffiti from Council property within 5 days (or within 4 hours if the graffiti is obscene or offensive)
    Monash Civic Centre opening hours 
  • free graffiti removal kits for residents and businesses 
  • free community graffiti removal kit available for loan
  • a weekly programmed clean up of graffiti from laneways using supervised Community Correctional Services clean up teams, that works in partnership with other authorities

Additional questions regarding the graffiti removal program can be referred to Customer Service on 9518 3555 or

Street Art Projects

Street art murals have been created across Monash over the past three years to tackle ugly graffiti tags.

Find out more by visiting our Street Art Projects page.

Graffiti on Council property

If graffiti occurs on Monash Council property contact us on 9518 3555 or email

Monash Council will remove the graffiti promptly.

Graffiti on Private Property

Graffiti on private property is the responsibility of the property owner.

Graffiti removal kits are available to all Monash residents and businesses, free of charge. Kits will clean up to 1m².
Pick up your kit from:

  • Civic Centre
    293 Springvale Road, Glen Waverley
    Opening hours 
  • Oakleigh Service Centre
    1 Atherton Road, Oakleigh
    Opening hours


Research has shown that the best way to manage graffiti is to Prevent, Report, and Remove.

  • Prevent - Keep your property clean, tidy and free of rubbish.
  • Report - Report graffiti on your property to Vic Police so they can build up a database, this will assist in finding the people who are committing graffiti. If you see someone in the act of committing graffiti, call Victoria Police immediately on 000.
  • Remove - Aim to remove graffiti from your property within 48 hours. Graffiti attracts graffiti; by removing it promptly, graffiti is less likely to reoccur.

Our 'Report Graffiti' document provides additional information and key contact details to refer to.

Report Graffiti Document (pdf, 113KB)

Graffiti Removal Policy and Strategy

We are undertaking our graffiti management program in accordance with the Graffiti Prevention Act 2007.

Please see the Monash Graffiti Removal Policy and Strategy (pdf, 314KB)

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Last updated: 22 March 2021