Creating Safer Places is part of the government’s Building Safer Communities program. It offers Victorian councils grants of between $25,000 and $300,000 over 2 years to undertake urban design projects that apply an inclusive environmental design approach to
- deter crime
- increase safety
- activate public places.
Creating Safer Places funding will support projects that:
- help prevent crime and improve safety and community perceptions of safety Encourage the legitimate use of public places by increasing amenity and encouraging a positive sense of ownership of the space
- assist a diverse range of community members to feel safer and become more engaged in their community
- encourage the development of local partnerships to understand and address local crime prevention issues.
Reviewed 09 November 2021