Crime Prevention

The Justice and Community Safety Directorate hosts a range of programs and funds various research and crime prevention and reduction initiatives.

We build partnerships with business, NGOs, government and local communities to reduce crime and improve the safety and security of our citizens and visitors.

Programs include:

  • Home Safety Program
  • Closed Circuit Television in public areas
  • ACT Policing community programs


Property Crime Reduction Strategy 2012-2015

Related resources

While the Territory has the primary responsibility for the criminal justice system, the Australian Government also undertakes a range of substantial initiatives aimed at reducing the incidence of violence and other crimes in Australia.

Visit the federal Attorney-General's Access to Justice launched in 2010.

The Australian Institute of Criminology is Australia's national research and knowledge centre on crime and justice.

The Criminology Research Council is an integral part of a state, territory and Australian Government-funded approach to research on criminological issues in Australia.