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The Role of Local Government in Crime Prevention: An Overview

Cherney, Adrian (2006) The Role of Local Government in Crime Prevention: An Overview. Local Government Reporter, 5(3-4), pp. 25-28.

Abstract

In Australia local government has played a key role in pro-active crime reduction, with it since 1980s partnering with different organisations at both state and local levels to address causes of offending. Crime prevention policies developed by state and federal governments have relied heavily on local government to resource and implement local partnerships and crime prevention plans. Policies implemented in Victoria, NSW and Queensland have relied upon some level of local government participation

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ID Code: 9251
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: local government, crime prevention
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Causes and Prevention of Crime (160201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Criminology not elsewhere classified (160299)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 31 Aug 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:44

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