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Your community has spoken!

Moorabool, Golden Plains and Hepburn residents completed more than 500 community safety surveys in December 2020 to help identify the local safety concerns and service delivery expectations from police. If you completed an online survey via Engage Victoria, or were part of the many residents that shared your insights to police while they were on foot patrols, thank you for your involvement

The results

The results are in and the community identified that their:

  • Top 3 concerns are road safety, safety of property and possessions and safety at night.
  • Top 3 ideas to improve safety are increased police presence; education and programs; and public assets (street lighting, speed limits, etc).
  • Overall, 80% of respondents were either Satisfied or Very Satisfied with local police.
  • preferred mode of communication with police was via social media (61.55%)

What's next for local police in the Moorabool, Golden Plains and Hepburn areas?

Local police have heard your feedback and will be implementing a number of strategies over the next 12 months. These strategies will be announced to the community in March. Quarterly, local police will engage with residents to find out how we're doing and whether priorities need changing.

We encourage you to follow us on the Moorabool Eyewatch page to find out more and keep up-to-date on all the community lead, policing initiatives in the area.

Please note that this survey is not a way to report a specific crime. If you would like to report a crime, please phone Victoria Police on 000 if it is an emergency or otherwise contact the Police Assistance Line on 131 44, or Crime Stoppers Victoria on 1800 333 000.