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Knox Community Safety Advisory Committee

Calling for nominations!

Nominations are now open for four community members and four professional/industry members who are passionate about creating safer communities.

The Knox Community Safety Advisory Committee advises Council on new and emerging community safety and crime prevention issues aligned with the priorities in the Knox Community Safety Plan 2013-2017. The Committee guides, engages and promotes strategic responses to community safety issues within a prevention approach. The Committee enables effective community partnerships with Council and Victoria Police in the development and implementation of responses.

The objectives of the Committee are:

  • Provide overall strategic direction for the implementation, monitoring, resourcing and evaluation of the Knox Community Safety Plan;
  • Monitor that the Plan’s aim and objectives are being achieved through the mobilisation of community groups and key stakeholders to achieve the desired outcomes;
  • Assist in identifying new and emerging community safety priorities and strategies for action in the Knox community;
  • Assist Council in the development of policy, planning and advocacy initiatives related to community safety issues that impact on community health and wellbeing;
  • Provide recommendations on community safety issues referred by Council Officers and/or the community; and
  • Identify internal and external funding sources and opportunities to support the implementation of the Plan.

The committee meets bi-monthly on a Thursday, commencing at 9:30am for two hours.

Where can I get more information?

Further details are contained in the Community Safety Advisory Committee Terms of Reference (PDF) and Community Safety Plan 2013-2017 (PDF), nomination forms below or contact Lisette Pine, Coordinator - Community Safety and Development on 9298 8000 or email lisette.pine@knox.vic.gov.au.

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