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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: Footscray CCTV - Evaluating its effectiveness Presentation by Maribyrnong City Council about its approach to evaluating the implementation of CCTV in Footscray.
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 Strategy (pdf) Victoria’s Crime Prevention Strategy sets out a clear approach for government to partner with communities and key organisations to deliver innovative solutions that address the underlying causes of crime and improve safety for all Victorians.
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.
Fact sheet: Applying a placemaking approach This resource is to help you consider using a placemaking approach to the design of public spaces for community safety.
Fact sheet: Applying for funding to install CCTV A resource for Victorian councils when applying for installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems
Fact sheet: Designing a crime prevention education and awareness campaign Tips on delivering effective education and awareness campaigns to prevent common opportunistic crimes.
Fact sheet: Designing better lighting Principles for designing lighting that makes spaces safer and more inviting at night to support grant applications.
Fact sheet: Engaging a security contractor Information to assist with engaging a qualified security adviser to help design and deliver a comprehensive security upgrade.
Fact sheet: Fencing as a crime prevention tool Information to support applications for fencing under the Community Safety Fund grants.
Fact sheet: Gender-sensitive design A fact sheet to assist with designing gender-sensitive community safety projects.
Fact sheet: Ideas for urban design interventions This resource contains some national and international examples of innovative design that aim to activate spaces and encourage prosocial use of public space.
Fact sheet: improving lighting to prevent crime This information supports applications for small-scale lighting initiatives under the Community Safety Fund grants
Fact sheet: Preventing burglaries from homes Some useful tips for making your home safer.
Fact sheet: Preventing theft from motor vehicles Tips to help prevent theft from your vehicle.