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Links to resources relating to crime prevention in the community.
Title Summary
2017 Information Forum - Public Safety Infrastructure Fund Watch videos from the 2017 forum providing best practice tips for project proposals to enhance community safety and prevent crime using public infrastructure design.
Acknowledgement and Publicity Guidelines These Acknowledgement and Publicity Guidelines are part of Community Crime Prevention grant funding agreements.
Case study: Creating Clayton's Laneways in City of Monash The Creating Clayton’s Laneways project used a range of measures including lighting and visual appeal to address actual and perceived safety in an important thoroughfare in Clayton.
Case study: Footscray CCTV - Evaluating its effectiveness Presentation by Maribyrnong City Council about its approach to evaluating the implementation of CCTV in Footscray.
Case Study: Frankston City Council Adopt-a-Place Ballam Park and Frankston Foreshore are beautified through volunteer working bees to prevent graffiti.
Case study: Greater Geelong City Council - Get Real DVD A former tagger tells the real consequences of graffiti.
Case study: Jewell of Brunswick in Moreland The Jewell of Brunswick public safety infrastructure project included a new public space and climbing wall to address local crime and safety in Brunswick.
Case study: Lohse Street Reserve safety improvements Enhancing the outdoor environment in public spaces to reduce crime
Case study: Monash Milk Bar Network Exchange Empowering milk bar operators to keep their businesses safe from crime.
Case study: Noble Park Community Centre safety upgrade Improving the centre’s safety for staff and the community.
Case study: Pop Up Park in Dandenong Using urban design techniques to improve the safety, functionality and attractiveness of a public space in the Greater City of Dandenong.
Case study: Smythesdale Gardens lighting and safety project An underused park has been transformed into a popular camping spot by installing new security measures.
Case study: Theft from motor vehicle reduction strategy in Whittlesea Reducing the opportunity for thefts from motor vehicles through community awareness and education.
Common situational crime prevention techniques and examples A quick overview of common situational crime prevention techniques and examples to help with project planning.
Crime prevention project management tips These tips cover key stages in problem solving and project management and can be used to support the development of your application and help ensure that your project is successful in achieving its objectives.
Crime Statistics Agency (External link) The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is responsible for processing, analysing and publishing Victorian crime statistics, independent of Victoria Police.
Delivering a public art or mural project Information to support councils and community partners delivering public art or mural projects to prevent graffiti vandalism
Designing an effective anti-graffiti education program Information and guidance to support councils to effectively design and deliver a graffiti education program for young people.
Energy Efficiency Best Practice Guide - Lighting This guide can help determine the best level, colour and lighting technology and suggests a process to achieve best practice.
Evaluation report: Aboriginal Family Harmony Project - Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative An independent evaluation of a Koori Community Safety Grants project in Greater Shepparton.