This month we’re looking at Coburg! The monthly Amalgamated Locksmiths’ Suburb in Focus covers the crime statistics of the neighbourhoods we service most frequently. Last month, the Suburb in Focus was Carlton – home to Little Italy and a some of our locksmiths’ favourite cafes. This month we’re looking at Coburg – an area with great public transport options and a fabulous mix of cafes, bike tracks, parks and period housing. We depend upon Crime Statistics Victoria for our updated statistics.


Top 5 Offences in Coburg

A suburb in Melbourne’s inner-north; Coburg’s 2018 top five offences remained the same as in 2017. Theft, Burglary, Property Damage, Assault and Deception all rated amongst the offences with the highest stats. The 2018 numbers for postcode 3058 are as follows:

  1. Theft – 1454 offences
  2. Burglary/ Breaking and Entering – 340 offences
  3. Property Damage – 229 offences
  4. Assault – 257 offences
  5. Deception – 232 offences

Burglary and Property Damage are of particular concern to Coburg residents and business owners. Amalgamated Locksmiths offer advice and a variety of security solutions for both domestic and commercial properties. Our mobile locksmiths offer free on-site quotations that will help you develop a security solution that is unique to your situation and budget.


Theft is an unfortunate part of every society and theft is, by far, the most commonly reported crime in Coburg. Most thefts are opportunistic – people taking advantage of goods left unguarded or in plain sight. For security tips from our locksmiths, please refer to our blog which strives to give you relevant and industry-specific information.


Burglary is a serious crime. Anyone who has experienced a breaking and entering will know how vulnerable you can feel. Home and Business Security is an important consideration to deter burglars Having a mobile locksmith install high-quality locks on your doors and windows is a great start to securing your property. Our mobile locksmiths will help you identify areas that should be secured and offer you the best, budget-friendly security options available.

Our 24-hour emergency locksmiths will come to your assistance if you’ve been burgled.

Know your Security Options

Amalgamated Locksmiths are nationally-accredited, MLAA-certified mobile locksmiths.

We strive to deliver up-to-date security solutions to homes and businesses in Coburg. We offer a wide range of options and we are happy to discuss these options and provide a free on-site quotation. Contact us today!