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|Community Safety Month provides Victorians with a chance to take part in activities and learn how to make local communities safer places to live and work. Held in October each year, the month aims to promote awareness about a broad range of safety matters, including crime prevention, personal safety, safe work practices and staying safe during an emergency. |
Community Safety Month was initiated in 1996 by the Victorian Safe Communities Network. Local communities, groups, schools, regional services, businesses, state and local government departments and agencies, are encouraged to build community safety partnerships by organising safety activities with other groups. By promoting safety and safe practices within your community, you will be contributing to increasing the confidence of Victorians about safety.
The City of Kingston in conjunction with its partners and the community are holding a number of activities in Kingston this October.
Kingston Harmony Soccer Cup and Family Fun Day
Join the Police, Municipal Fire Brigade, Country Fire Authority, State Emergency Service and other local emergency services staff to learn more about being safe in Kingston. 5-a-side soccer matches and other family friendly activities will be held at the event aimed to improve the relationships between emergency services and the local community.
The event includes a FREE Halal sausage sizzle, face painting and an interactive drumming and dancing workshop by the Stars of the Cook Islands Polynesian Dance group.
Date: Saturday 13th October 2012
Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Kingston Heath Soccer Complex, 301 Centre Dandenong Road, Cheltenham
Contact: Gillian Turnbull Ph: 9581 4807 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drive for Life
The City of Kingston is hosting a FREE older driver seminar. As we age, our mobility and our independence depends more on the use of the motor vehicle. These engaging and informative sessions are designed to assist older drivers to continue driving effectively with a focus on safety. Learn about the risk factors and the strategies that will assist you to ‘Drive for Life’.
Date: Tuesday 2 October 2012
Location: Cheltenham Offices, 1230 Nepean Highway Cheltenham
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL: 9581 4383 or email@example.com
Ride to Work Day
Residents are encouraged to “ride to work’ as part of the national Ride2Work Program. A year round program that actively encourages thousands of Australians thinking of commuting by bicycle to give it a try. The community is encouraged to ride safely to work on this day. The City of Kingston would like to aid you to be seen on the road with a limited number of Back Pack covers and visibility lights available. Residents can either call the Traffic Liaison Officer on 9581 4383 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a set will be sent out to you.
Date: Wednesday 17 October 2012