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Links to resources relating to crime prevention in the community.
Title Summary
Fact sheet: Preventing theft of motor vehicles Tips to help you prevent vehicle theft.
Fact sheet: Protecting yourself from theft in public Tips to help protect yourself when out and about.
Fact sheet: Public art and murals This fact sheet is designed to support projects using public art such as murals as a crime prevention tool.
Fact sheet: Security alarm systems Information about security alarm systems to supports grant applications.
Fact sheet: Vehicle-as-a-Weapon protective measures Information on vehicle-as-a-Weapon (VAW) protective measures such as bollards, barriers, and landscaping or streetscape elements to support grant applications.
Form - Supplier Details Form - EFT Payments Complete this form to advise of bank details to be supplied with the funding agreement.
Form: Final report certification Use this form to certify the content of your final report.
Form: Photography and video consent This form asks for consent to allow the department to use photographs (photos, photography) or video footage for future promotion of the department’s activities.
Form: Variation request Use this form if proposing to make a change to your project
Frequently asked questions: Building Safer Communities Program The Building Safer Communities program guidelines provides important information on the requirements of the program and funded projects. You should read the program guidelines before you start your application.
Funded projects: Koori Youth Crime Prevention Grants A summary of projects funded through the Koori stream of the Youth Crime Prevention Grants program.
Funded projects: Youth Crime Prevention Grants A summary of projects funded through the directed and competitive streams of the Youth Crime Prevention Grants program.
Guide to developing CCTV for public safety in Victoria A useful resource for organisations considering implementing CCTV (closed circuit television) systems.
Guide to evaluating your community safety project This guide forms part of the Crime Prevention Evaluation Toolkit to assist you to evaluate your community safety project.
Guidelines to surveillance and privacy in the Victorian public sector Information on privacy obligations for councils and government organisations considering or operating CCTV systems.
Guidelines: Building Safer Communities Program These grant guidelines are essential reading for Victorian councils and not-for-profit organisations wishing to apply for a Building Safer Communities Grant.
Guidelines: Empowering Communities Grants - Round 2 Grant guidelines to support the second round of the Building Safer Communities Program Stream 3 Empowering Communities grants.
Information on writing a case study A guide to writing a case study for Youth Crime Prevention Grants.
Koori Youth Crime Prevention Grants evaluation report An evaluation report by the Koori Justice Unit into three crime prevention grant programs under the 2018-2023 Aboriginal Justice Agreement, including the Koori Youth Crime Prevention Grants Program, to contribute to the evidence base around youth crime prevention
Local Government areas by Department of Justice and Community Safety region (External link) A link to the Department of Justice and Community Safety website that shows Local Government areas by Department of Justice and Community Safety region.