Crime Prevention News

Empowering Communities funding for Brimbank, Hume and Melton

Empowering Communities funding for Brimbank, Hume and Melton

July 9th, 2021


Community safety initiatives in Brimbank, Hume and Melton have received a $700,000 Empowering Communities grant to support the development of community-led crime prevention initiatives.


Crime Prevention Strategy - Empowering local solutions to tackle crime

Crime Prevention Strategy - Empowering local solutions to tackle crime

June 18th, 2021


Empowering Victorian communities to tackle the causes of crime is the cornerstone of Victoria's new Crime Prevention Strategy.


Funding awarded under the Building Safer Communities program

Funding awarded under the Building Safer Communities program

June 16th, 2021


Almost $4.4 million in grants funding has been awarded to 16 innovative projects across metropolitan and regional Victorian communities under the first round of the new Building Safer Communities Program.


Sports Alliance uniting netball and the community

Sports Alliance uniting netball and the community

March 2nd, 2021


Young people in Kensington and Shepparton will receive netball training sessions, and at the same time learn vital life skills as part of the Community Action Netball Project.


Project aims to empower African-Australian mums

Project aims to empower African-Australian mums

February 10th, 2021


A new project to strengthen connections between young people, their families and their communities has been launched in Melbourne’s south-east and west.


Building Safer Communities Program

Building Safer Communities Program

January 6th, 2021


Applications have now closed for grants under the Building Safer Communities Program to support innovative approaches to address the causes of offending, crime and community safety.


Becoming a ‘pracademic’ – the NYU BetaGov learning model

Becoming a ‘pracademic’ – the NYU BetaGov learning model

December 8th, 2020


Watch a webinar to learn about the BetaGov learning model – a process for rapid, robust practitioner-led evaluation. This approach is for anyone, whether you are new or experienced in research.


New grants - Building Safer Communities Program

New grants - Building Safer Communities Program

December 3rd, 2020


The Victorian Government has announced a new $11 million Building Safer Communities Program including community forums and new grants, with the first grant round opening on 18 January 2021.


Launch of the Victorian Graffiti Register

Launch of the Victorian Graffiti Register

November 17th, 2020


Victorians can now easily report graffiti after the launch of a new database and easy-to-use app.


A Village Response to bring the Pasifika community together

A Village Response to bring the Pasifika community together

November 10th, 2020


Pasifika young people and their families in the west have access to more support with $400,000 in funding to deliver early interventions and mentoring programs for young people.