CRACKING DOWN ON DRUG DEALERS TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITIES SAFE

The Morrison Government is continuing to keep Australians and their communities safe from illicit drugs by providing more than $3.5 million to Crime Stoppers Australia, to support their national Dob-in-a-Dealer campaign. The successful Crime Stoppers’ Dob-in-a-Dealer campaign will build on previous programs by visiting local communities across Australia and encouraging residents to be active in…

SUPPORTING INDIGENOUS YOUTH IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA

The Morrison Government is supporting Indigenous youth in Western Australia, funding new research to reduce crime by delivering an extra $50 million under round six of the highly-successful Safer Communities Fund. Almost $1.5 million in extra funding has been allocated to Murlpirrmarra Connection Limited, a not-for-profit organisation based in Welshpool. The organisation tackles anti-social and…

$50 MILLION FUNDING BOOST FOR COMMUNITY SAFETY

The Morrison Government continues to stamp out crime and improve community safety right around Australia, with a significant $50 million investment in the highly successful Safer Communities Fund. Since 2016, investments through the Safer Communities Fund have ensured local schools, councils, community groups, religious institutions and others have the funding they need for programs that…

PUTTING A STOP TO THE COWARD PUNCH

The Morrison Government is keeping Australians safe through a $1 million grant from Proceeds of Crime to the Stop the Coward Punch Campaign, which is helping to reduce the scourge of unprovoked violence in the community. The Coward Punch Campaign was founded in 2014 by Australian world boxing champion Danny Green to raise awareness about…

Australian Human Rights Commission partnership with Australian Border Force

A five-year partnership between the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and the Australian Border Force (ABF) will bolster efforts to build on and improve workplace culture and drive greater gender equity. Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews said the partnership will build on already successful strategies and demonstrates that senior leadership within the ABF are committed…

IMPROVING JUSTICE AND POLICING RESPONSES FOR VICTIM-SURVIVORS

Victim-survivors of sexual assault and violence will experience improved justice and policing responses under the Morrison Government’s commitment to ending family, domestic and sexual violence. Police across the country will be trained to effectively identify and support victim-survivors of complex family, domestic and sexual violence including coercive control and technology-facilitated abuse. Minister for Women’s Safety…