Applications for the 2018-19 Public Safety Infrastructure Grants have now closed.

The Public Safety Infrastructure Fund (PSIF) grants are for the development of public safety and security infrastructure to improve community safety, security and confidence in public places. 

Funding available

Grants between $20,000 and $250,000 (GST excl) are available per application. 

Who can apply?

Victorian councils only.

Councils may apply for funding on behalf of the community organisations that own or manage facilities that are widely used and are freely accessible to all members of the local community.

To apply

Applications are now open and will close at 4.00pm on Friday 20 July. Late applications cannot be submitted. 

Types of projects to be funded

  • streetscape and amenity improvements in public areas designed to minimise the risk of crime and support safe behaviour
  • vandal-resistant lighting systems and other physical security or safety measures
  • physical elements of public place Closed Circuit Television systems (CCTV).

Useful resources

A number of resources are available to assist with the development of Public Safety Infrastructure Fund applications and projects. These include:

Assistance

For general enquiries about these grants, email psifgrants@justice.vic.gov.au (External link) or phone 1300 221 249.

For technical issues when applying online, email service@smartygrants.com.au (External link) or phone (03) 9320 6888 on this website when the grants open. 

                     

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CCTV

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) in public places can be an effective crime prevention tool.