Crime Prevention News

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Contact us to discuss your project delivery options

April 28th, 2020


The evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency may impact the delivery of projects funded by the Community Crime Prevention Program.


New survey tool for measuring feelings of safety in Victoria

New survey tool for measuring feelings of safety in Victoria

April 1st, 2020


A new survey tool has been developed for local government to measure how safe people feel in Victorian communities.


US experts share learnings on violence reduction and justice reform

US experts share learnings on violence reduction and justice reform

December 17th, 2019


David Muhammad from the National Institute of Criminal Justice Reform and Leah Wilson of the State Bar of California visit Melbourne.


Work continues on Victoria’s new approach to crime prevention

Work continues on Victoria’s new approach to crime prevention

December 17th, 2019


An update on the development of the Victorian Government's new approach to crime prevention.


Grants awarded to 63 new community-led projects to prevent crime

Grants awarded to 63 new community-led projects to prevent crime

December 17th, 2019


Councils and community groups across Victoria share in more than $700,000 worth of Community Safety Fund grants.


$2.72 million awarded to make public spaces safer in Victoria

$2.72 million awarded to make public spaces safer in Victoria

October 11th, 2019


Funding for new projects has been awarded under the latest round of the Public Safety Infrastructure Fund


Spotlight on the Department of Justice and Community Safety regions: Loddon Mallee

Spotlight on the Department of Justice and Community Safety regions: Loddon Mallee

September 10th, 2019


Located in Victoria’s North West, the Loddon Mallee region covers almost 26 per cent of the state and ten local government areas, including Bendigo, Mildura, Echuca and Swan Hill.


Councils join the first meeting of the Municipal Crime Prevention Network

Councils join the first meeting of the Municipal Crime Prevention Network

September 10th, 2019


Staff from almost 30 councils recently attended the first meeting of the Municipal Crime Prevention Network.


Helping people to better understand Victoria’s justice system

Helping people to better understand Victoria’s justice system

August 23rd, 2019


The Wyndham Citizens’ Academy is an innovative program in Melbourne’s west helping participants learn more about the justice system in Victoria.


Municipal Crime Prevention Network

Municipal Crime Prevention Network

July 11th, 2019


Victorian councils are invited to join the Municipal Crime Prevention Network