Category: Minister for Crime Prevention

Keeping Young People Out Of The Justice System For Good

The Andrews Labor Government is helping at risk young people find work on major transport and infrastructure projects to help keep them out of the justice system. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll and Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan today launched Out for Good – a new initiative that will help up to 50 […]

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New Refrigerated Van Supporting A Fruitful Enterprise

A new refrigerated vehicle is generating job opportunities for ex-offenders at the Fruit2Work social enterprise, thanks to funding from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll announced today that a $50,000 grant had been provided as part of the Community Crime Prevention Program. The grant will enable Fruit2Work to buy an additional […]

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Tackling The Causes Of Crime To Keep The Community Safe

The Andrews Labor Government is bringing together community, business and sporting leaders to help shape and drive a long-term crime prevention agenda for Victoria. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll today launched the Crime Prevention taskforce at North Melbourne Football Club’s The Huddle, which has helped more than 60,000 young people improve their lives. The […]

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Giving Kids A Chance To Reboot Their Lives

More than 25 at-risk young people have been given a second chance to turn their lives around through a program backed by the Andrews Labor Government. The ReBoot youth crime prevention program, run by Anglicare, identifies the services and support each individual young person needs to stay out of contact with the criminal justice system. […]

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Crime Prevention Grants To Boost Community Safety

Applications are now open for up to $3 million in crime prevention grants, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s Public Safety Infrastructure Fund. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll announced that local councils can apply for up to $250,000 to fund infrastructure that supports safer communities. Projects that could receive funding include lighting upgrades, streetscape […]

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Shining A Light On Crime Prevention In Moreland

Moreland residents will benefit from new lighting at six popular parks thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Parliamentary Secretary for Crime Prevention Frank McGuire today announced $238,000 from Public Safety Infrastructure Fund for Moreland City Council to replace ageing lighting at Jacobs Reserve, Allard Park, Barkly Street Park, Brunswick Park, Methven Park and Bridges South […]

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New Mobile CCTV To Boost Safety On Yarra Boulevard

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians will be better protected with two new mobile CCTV units to be rolled out along Yarra Boulevard in Kew thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The Labor Government has invested $110,000 from the Community Crime Prevention Program for the two mobile units which will be operated by Victoria Police. The units, […]

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New Mural Boosts Boroondara Shopping Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to reduce graffiti and improve open spaces in Boroondara. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll officially unveiled a new mural at Auburn Village in Hawthorn today, made possible thanks to $30,000 from the Labor Government’s Graffiti Prevention Grant Program. Created by talented Melbourne artists Mike Makatron and Conrad Bizjak […]

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Helping Young Victorians Break The Cycle Of Crime

The Andrews Labor Government is boosting support for young people to keep them out of the justice system. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll visited The Youth Junction Incorporated in Sunshine to announce $1.4 million in Youth Crime Prevention Grants for seven organisations. The projects have a strong track record in delivering the services that […]

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Helping Communities Wipe Out Illegal Graffiti

Applications are open for Andrews Labor Government grants that help communities across the state prevent and remove illegal graffiti from their streets. Graffiti prevention grants of up to $30,000 each will support local councils to partner with community groups that want to tackle graffiti vandalism as well as make public spaces more inviting for residents. […]

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