Category: Minister for Crime Prevention

Successful Community Safety Fund Recipients Announced

Over 63 new crime prevention initiatives will be rolled out across Victoria, thanks to a funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government’s Community Safety Fund. The Labor Government is investing over $700,000 from the fund across 45 not-for-profit groups and 16 local councils, with the Hindmarsh Shire and Brimbank City councils each receiving grants for […]

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Supporting Young People Caught Offside

The Andrews Labor Government is helping at-risk young people stay on the right track by keeping them connected to their community through a global love of football. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll visited the Craigieburn City Football Club to announce a $150,000 investment in an after-school football program, which will give up to 50 […]

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Improving Public Safety In Bundoora

The Andrews Labor Government is increasing lighting along Main Drive in Bundoora to improve safety and help prevent crime. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll visited Plenty Road to announce a $184,000 grant to the City of Darebin, as part of the 2019–20 Public Safety Infrastructure Fund grant round to increase lighting along Main Drive […]

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Creating An Even Safer Acland St Precinct

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering major safety improvements to the popular St Kilda Acland Street precinct to keep local residents and visitors safe ahead of the busy summer season. Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll joined the Member for Albert Park Martin Foley in St Kilda today to announce recipients of the 2019-20 Safety […]

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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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