Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

COVID-19 restrictions: what's closed and what's open.

Some of our services may be closed or have different hours for the public holiday on Friday 23 October.

Victoria Police and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning have set guidelines to prevent crime in the community, through safer design for multi-dwelling developments.

The guidelines, which are based on the Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Strategy, are:

  1. Surveillance: to maximise visibility and surveillance within public spaces.
  2. Access, movement and sight lines: to provide safe movement, good connections and access to areas of the development.
  3. Activity: to maximise activity and community interaction in public spaces.
  4. Ownership: to clearly identify private and public space for a development.
  5. Management and maintenance: to manage public spaces and ensure they're attractive and well designed.

For more information, see the Safer design guidelines on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website.

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