Canning: nominate an anti-violence hero

Canning: nominate an anti-violence hero

ARE you involved in a project that is working towards a safer community? Do you know of a worthy local program that has reduced crime or violence?

If so, nominations for the 2017 Australian Crime and |Violence Prevention Awards are open.

The awards recognise and encourage good practice in the prevention and reduction of |violence and other types of crime in Australia. Projects nominated may address specific groups such as rural and |remote communities, women, children, youth, family, |migrant, ethnic or indigenous communities, or specific problems such as alcohol-related violence.

Any government agency, not-for-profit organisation or person making a significant contribution to a project in Australia can be nominated for an award.

For more information, visit the Australian Institute of Criminology website at

Nominations close on May 19. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra in October 2017.