Deer Park

Control of Weapons Act 1990


A designated area has been declared incorporating all public places within an area contained within Deer Park and surrounds including:

From the intersection of Station Road and Dover Street, to Dover Street and President Road, to President Road and Oakwood Drive, to Oakwood Drive and Neale Road, to Neale Road and Birchwood Boulevard, to Birchwood Boulevard and Newbury Street, to Newbury Street and Gould Street, to Gould Street and Mawson Avenue, to Mawson Avenue and Station Road, to Station Road and Dover Street and all footpaths on those roads. 

This declaration will operate on the 17th June 2020 between 1:30pm and 1:30am during which time Victoria Police personnel are authorised to exercise the following powers:

in a public place in the designated area, without warrant, stop and search for weapons:

  • any person;
  • any thing in the possession or control of the person;
  • any vehicle with a person in or on the vehicle;
  • and any thing in or on such vehicle
  • detain a person or vehicle for so long as is reasonably necessary to conduct a search
  • seize and detain any item the member reasonably suspects is a weapon, and
  • request a person who is the subject of a full search to disclose his or her identity