People feel safe wherever they are

People feel safe wherever they are

The Greater Geelong community values:

  • clean, safe and fun environments for everyone
  • feeling safe on the streets day and night
  • a safe, crime free and honest community
  • minimising the community impacts of alcohol and drug use.

Success will be achieved by:

  • an active street culture involving student and café precincts
  • urban design that encourages activity andcomfortable open public areas in all seasons
  • clean streets and public open spaces
  • early intervention programs that promote positivecommunity attitudes and interactions
  • establishing security infrastructure.

The measures of success are:

  • 95 per cent of residents agree that they feel safe in the area where they live
  • crime statistics are 20 per cent below the state average.