A staged approach to supporting the community safety

Empowering communities brings the community together to listen and respond to community concerns and ideas on how to tackle local issues that impact on crime and safety. The program is implemented in stages over a three year period.

Project progress timeline

The timeline shows that the common goal is now agreed


Coordinating organisation

Empowering Communities in Wyndham is coordinated by Wyndham City Council.

You can contact the Action Group via Jamaica Barrientos at: jamaica.barrientos@wyndham.vic.gov.au (External link)

Action Group established

The Wyndham Action Group was established in June 2022, bringing together key services and community members. The Action Group is responsible for connecting the initiative to the broader community and overseeing its implementation.

Wyndham Action Group members

The following organisations and stakeholders are represented on the Action Group:

  • Wyndham City Council
  • Victoria Police
  • Local residents representing the diverse community
  • African – Australia Family Parenting Support Services Inc.
  • The Huddle
  • Youth Activating Youth
  • Whitelion Youth
  • WEstjustice
  • Neighbourhood Watch
  • Department of Justice and Community Safety.