Community safety

Overview

Council and the Macedon Ranges Local Safety Committee are committed to making the Macedon Ranges a safe and attractive place to live, work and visit.

Community Register

The Macedon Ranges Community Register is a free service that is designed to assist older residents and people with a disability to feel safe living at home. To find out more, see: Macedon Ranges Community Register

Community safety and crime prevention

The Macedon Ranges Local Safety Committee developed a Community Safety and Crime Prevention Partnership Plan(PDF, 1MB) in 2011, which aims to create a safer shire that is inclusive of all.

The committee's 2016 Action Plan(PDF, 88KB) falls out of this partnership plan.

To find out more about the Macedon Ranges Local Safety Committee, contact the Gisborne Police Station on 5428 2500.

Gambling

At the August 2015 Ordinary Council Meeting, Council resolved to become an 'Alliance Supporter' of the Alliance for Gambling Reform.

For more information, see: The Alliance for Gambling Reform

Health and Wellbeing plan

Council has a Health and Wellbeing plan, which for the first time has been incorporated into the broader Council Plan, increasing the focus on improving the health and wellbeing of our community.

For more information, see: Council Plan & Budget

Neighbourhood Safer Place - Place of Last Resort

A Neighbourhood Safer Place - Place of Last Resort is somewhere residents can go if all other plans fail during a bushfire.

There are four Neighbourhood Safer Places - Places of Last Resort in the Macedon Ranges; located in Lancefield, Macedon, Riddells Creek and Woodend. For more information, see: Neighbourhood Safer Places 

Prevention of Violence Against Women project

The Central Victorian Prevention of Violence Against Women project aims to build respectful, equitable and non-violent communities.

To find out more about the project, see: Prevention of Violence Against Women in Our Community