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City of Melbourne Australia, International Safe Community # 50

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Downloadable and Printable version of Community Programmes Downloadable and Printable version of Community Programmes
(City of Melbourne Safe Community No. 50 Community Programme Outline.pdf - 305.37 Kb)
Extended outline of City of Melbourne Extended outline of City of Melbourne
(Extended outline of City of Melbourne Community Programmes.pdf - 316.24 Kb)
Original Community Outline submittted to Karolinska Insitute 2000 Original Community Outline submittted to Karolinska Insitute 2000
(Safe Community Melbourne Orginial Community Programme Outline.pdf - 357.05 Kb)
Full application Full application
(Re-accrreditation application with appendices(final).pdf - 761.72 Kb)
Melbourne City Redesignation Newsletter Melbourne City Redesignation Newsletter
(Melbourne City Redesignation Final Newsletter.pdf - 269.09 Kb)
Melbourne City
Melbourne City
 

Safe Community programme. Designated 2000, Redesignation 2006: application received October 2006, Site Visit and Redesignation ceremony 30th October 2006.

Name of the Community:       Melbourne
Country:                                   Australia
State:
                                        Victoria
Status:                                      Capital City
Area:                                         36.5 sq kms
Number of Inhabitants:        
64, 000
Daily Visitor: Rate:                 
Day: 644 705 - Night:  296 300
Program started year:
1995
International Safe Communities Network Membership: Designation year: 2000 Re-designation Year:2006
Info address on www for the Programme: www.melbourne.vic.gov.au

For further information contact:
Name: Colleen Lazenby, Manager Community Safety and Well Being
Institution: City of Melbourne
Address: Po Box 1603 Melbourne
City: Victoria
Country: Australia
Phone (country code included): +61 3 96589658  Fax: +61 3 9650 1112
E-mail: collaz@melbourne.vic.gov.au
Website:www.melbourne.vic.gov.au


The programme covers the following safety promotion activities:

For the age group

  • Children 0-14 years:
    -       City of Melbourne – Municipal Early Years Plan 2005 - 2009
    -       Maternal and Child Health Service
    -       Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Service
    -       Children’s Safety Publication
    -       School crossing supervisors
    -       Starting out Safely - road safety
  • Youth 15-24 years:
    -       City of Young People – Young People’s Policy 2005 – 2009 
    -       Youth Advisory Committee Model 
    -       Melbourne Youth Services Forum (MYSF)
    -       Northbank Young People's Creative Space
    -       Young People Communications Advisory Committee
    -       International Students Safety Forum.  
  • Adults 25-64 years:
    -       The City of Melbourne’s Late Night Policy Framework (Draft)
    -       Melbourne City Licensees Forum and Accord
    -       Safe City Cameras Program (CCTV)
    -       Safe City Taxi Ranks
    -       Night Rider Bus Service
    -       Safe Major Events Strategy
  • Older Adults 65+ years:
    -       The Baby Boomers and Beyond:  Strategies for over 55s 2002-2006
    -       Melbourne Moonee Valley Primary Care Partnership Foothold on Safety Project
    -       Strength Training Audit
    -       Wellness Workshop
    -       Older Driver Safety Campaign
    -       Welcome Shop Program
    -       Melbourne Mobility Centre
    -       Footpath Access
    -       Foothold on Safety Program
    -       Ranger Assistance Program
    -       Ethnic Meals Subsidy Grants Program

In the following Environments:

  • Home:
    -      Maternal and Child Health Service provide support and information to all families with children 0-6 years of age. 
  • Traffic:
    -      Road Safety Strategy 2003-2007
    -      Moving People and Freight: Melbourne's Transport Future’
    -      Walk Safe
    -      Bike Plan 2002-2007
  • Occupational:
    -      City of Melbourne Occupational Health and Safety Policy (Council employees only)
    -      Lighting Strategy 2002 
    -      Emergency Management Preparedness Strategy: Be Aware and Be Prepared 
  • School:
    -      Walking School Bus
    -      A School Travel Plan
    -      Melbourne City International Students Safety Forum
    -      School Welfare Coordinators Network 
    -      National and International youth-orientated events
    -      Victoria Police District Youth Advisers
    -      Melbourne City Sports Program
    -      SkateSafe Program
    -      Skate Park and Playground Safety Audits
  • Leisure:
    -      Playground Safety Audits
    -      Playground ’20 Ways to Play’
    -      Bike Plan 2002-2007
    -      Transport Program 2003 -2006
    -      Walk21 conference
  • Other:
    -      Lord Mayors City Safety Award
    -      Safe Design Guidelines for Public Car Parks
    -      Toilet Management Strategy and Design Guidelines
    -      Safe City Car Parks Accreditation Scheme
    -      Laneway and Alcove Safety
    -      A Grafitti Management Plan

Violence Prevention:

-      The City of Melbourne’s Late Night Policy Framework (Draft)
-      Melbourne City Licensees Forum and Accord
-      Safe City Cameras Program (CCTV)

Suicide Prevention

-      Westgate Bridge Suicide Intervention strategy

 Programmes aiming at “High risk-groups”:

-      A City of Opportunity -A multicultural strategy for the City of Melbourne 2005-2009
-      Chinatown Syringe Training Project
-      10 tips on Enjoying Melbourne
-      Bilingual Drug Peer Education Program
-      'Melbourne - A City for People of All Abilities, Disability Action Plan 2005-2009'
-      Melbourne Mobility Centre
-      Good Access is Good Business
-      Helping Out Booklet
-      Support Services in the Melbourne CBD- Quick Reference Guide
-      City Support Services Cards
-      City Safety Grants program

Surveillance of injuries:

-      Victorian Inpatient Minimum Database - Injuries
-      Coroners Facilitation System – Injury and Unnatural Deaths
-      Hospital Emergency data, Australian Bureau of Statistics & Metropolitan Ambulance Service – Drug Related Injuries and Death
-      VicRoads – Road Injuries and Deaths
-      Public Liability Claims – Falls in the City of Melbourne
-      Victoria Police (Crime Statistics) & Department of Justice (Crime Victimisation Study)
-      Public Surveys (CBD and Neighbourhoods) – Public Perceptions of Safety
-      City of Melbourne Customer Satisfaction Surveys, International Social Science Survey, City Worker Survey, In-centre survey, In-home survey & media reporting on safety issues and incidents
-      Perceptions of Safety 

Please refer to the attached Community Programme Outline downloadable and printable version document which described the Surveillance of injuries fully, and presents the data in graphical and tabular format.

Produced information material, pamphlets:

-       A Strategy for a Safer City 2004 – 2006  (1439kb) 
-      Injury Prevention Action Plan 2004 - 2006 (329kb)
-       Drugs Action Plan 2004 - 2006 (689kb)
-       Syringe Management Plan 2004 – 2006 (332kb)
-       Melbourne - A City for People of All Abilities, Disability Action Plan 2005-2009' large print 
-       Draft Social and Affordable Housing Framework 2006 - 2009 (136kb) 
-       Draft action plan for the Social and Affordable Housing Framework 2006 – 2009 (53kb)
-       Helping Out - English version (1.45mb) 
-       Statement of Commitment  to Indigenous Australians (12kb)
-       Indigenous Memorandum of Understanding (19kb)
-       A City of Opportunity - A Multicultural Strategy for the City of Melbourne 2005-2009 
-        A City of Young People – Young People’s Policy 2005 – 2009 - Full version (1MB)
-        Transport Program 2003 - 2006 (1500kb)
-        Baby Boomers and Beyond: Strategies for Over 55s (175kb)
-        Lighting Strategy 2002 (1.8Mb)
-        Children’s Safety Publication “Double Trouble” and Activity Sheets
-        Swimming Pool and Spa Safety Barriers (223kb)
-        City of Melbourne Bike Plan 2002-2007
-        Transport Strategy 2020: Moving People and Freight (3.31MB) 
-       Emergency Management Preparedness Strategy - Be Aware & Be Prepared (90kb)
-        Graffiti Fact Sheet (47kb)
-        Towards 2006 - Sports Policy (2002-2006) (352KB)

 

Staff

-      Number:  16 (3 part-time or 13 full-time)
-      Professions: Social planners, Project officers
-      Permanent: 15
-      Temporary: 1
-      Organisation: City of Melbourne
-      Specific intersectoral leadership group: City Safety Leadership Committee (formerly known as the City Safety Taskforce)
-      General public health/health promotion group: Injury Prevention Advisory Committee

 

Commitments:

International

-      The Eighth International Safe Community Conference, Vienna October 1999.
-      Social Policy Conference - Bath UK June 2005

 National/State

-      The Sixth International Safe Community & Injury Prevention Conference, Melbourne 1996.
-      Club Health 2004: 3rd International Conference on Nightlife, Substance Use and Related Health Issues in Melbourne
-      15th International Conference on the Reduction of Drug Related Harm in Melbourne 2004 (sponsored by the City of Melbourne)
-      Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Conference in Brisbane 2004
-      HEALTH2004: 18th World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education in Melbourne 2004 (sponsored by the City of Melbourne)
-      7th Australian Injury Prevention Conference - Mackay, Queensland September, 2004
-      Victorian Safer Communities Network (VSCN) Annual Conference - Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre November 2004
-      Crime Stoppers International Training Conference in October 2003 (sponsored by the City of Melbourne)
-      ANEX Amphetamine Conference in Sydney September 2006
-      Queensland Safe Communities Conference in Townsville “Building Blocks” –  12-13 October 2006
-      Walk 21 Conference in Melbourne October 2006 (sponsored by the City of Melbourne) in October
-      International Forum on Disability Management in Brisbane 8-11 October 2006 (sponsored by the City of Melbourne)
-      International Symposium "Community Safety in Major Urban Environments", April 2000.
-      Travelling Seminar in Victoria April 2000.

 




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