CRIME PREVENTION BOOST A WIN FOR OUR LOCAL COMMUNITY

Local crime is set to be reduced and community safety to be improved after the Andrews Labor Government provided $5,060 for a number of local organisations to fund their new projects.

Member for Preston, Robin Scott MP today congratulated the organisations for their hard work to make Reservoir a safer place.

The local organisations which will be supported by the funding includes:

West Preston Lakeside Football Club Inc.

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This grant will replace and upgrade of a security alarm system to prevent break ins and theft at West Preston lakeside Football Club.

The Labor Government’s Community Safety Fund is providing more than $800,000 across Victoria to reduce local crime and improve community safety through over 100 practical and innovative projects.

The Fund is part of the Andrews Government’s $5.8 million investment in community crime prevention, aimed at tackling crime and its root causes.

 

Quotes attributable to Member for Preston, Robin Scott MP

“Local organisations know best when it comes to their community and preventing crime. I’m glad that the Government is supporting them.”

“This practical and innovative project will promote community safety and prevent crime in communities across Reservoir and Victoria.”

“Crime prevention needs to involve communities to be effective. This Government is providing the opportunity for locals to tackle crime in their neighbourhood.”

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