COMMUNITY FUNDING PROGRAM

COMMUNITY FUNDING PROGRAM

The NHWA Community Funding Program contributes $100,000 per year to Neighbourhood Watch Groups for localised problem solving working in partnership with police and or local government in Australia. (Not available in New Zealand).

Go to Community Funding page
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Community Training Days

Community Training Days

NHWA provides opportunities for Neighbourhood Watch grassroots members and community engagement officers to be exposed to relevant information around localised community safety and crime prevention initiatives. These opportunities provide an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others. Offered free of charge to all member jurisdictions.

Sign up to the eNewsletter to receive notification about upcoming Community Training Days in your jurisdiction.

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REMOTE AND VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES PROJECT

REMOTE AND VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES PROJECT

The NHW Remote Communities project empowers community members to take a shared responsibility with police to address local crime. Whilst acknowledging variances across communities the structure is built on an engagement model that focuses on localised problem solving, through education and awareness. The program has helped build community capacity and capability.

Press Release: NHW Remote Communities Program launched in the Northern Territory
Press release: Neighbourhood Watch Launches on Tiwi Islands

THINKUKNOW PARTNERSHIP

THINKUKNOW PARTNERSHIP

ThinkUKnow is an Internet safety education programme providing interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia. Available to all NHWA membership jurisdictions.

Northern Territory Police, Queensland Police Service, Western Australia Police and Neighbourhood Watch Australasia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to join the ThinkUKnow cyber safety program.

VIST THE THINKUKNOW WEBSITE

DIAGRAMMATIC BROCHURE SERIES

DIAGRAMMATIC BROCHURE SERIES

NHWA has produced diagrammatic brochures that are specifically designed for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community members. Through visual learning the basic ideals and values of Neighbourhood Watch are portrayed to ensure that the Australian principles of keeping yourself, your family and your belongings safe are shared with people newly arrived in Australia.

Through a series of diagrammatic illustrations, each brochures depicts examples of correct behaviours/decisions required for keeping themselves and their property safe. The series of brochures also list interpretation service contact details, along with the emergency and non urgent police assistance telephone numbers.

GO TO BROCHURES & BOOKS PAGE

COMMUNITY PROJECT LIBRARY

COMMUNITY PROJECT LIBRARY

The establishment of the web based Library of Community Projects functions as a Repository of Information relating specifically to community safety and crime prevention projects developed and implemented to tackle localised issues.

The purpose is to create a significant resource of projects for reference and learnings to enhance the knowledge and capability of community policing officers who work across community engagement roles.

This Project Library is available to all member jurisdictions to access.

Go to Project Library

NEWS AND INFORMATION SHARING

NEWS AND INFORMATION SHARING

NHWA works consistently to provide up to date, relevant information through the web page, magazine, email alerts and social media It produces a range of news articles, media releases and safety tips. Available to all member jurisdictions.

Go to the News & Media Page
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FOLLOW @NHWAUSTRALASIA ON TWITTER
FOLLOW @NHWAUSTRALASIA ON INSTAGRAM

NHWA Community and Policing Awards

NHWA Community and Policing Awards

NHWA established the annual NHWA Awards to recognise and celebrate the extraordinary contributions by community individuals, NHW members, NHW groups and police employees who successfully promote NHW as a values based organisation.

Go to NHWA Awards Page

KNOCK KNOCK MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

KNOCK KNOCK MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

The Knock Knock campaign was developed as a national Neighbourhood Watch membership drive. The Knock Knock resources gives you a reason to go next door and meet your neighbours in a non-confronting way. Simply take the first step and leave a voucher in your next door neighbour’s letterbox.

VIEW KNOCK-KNOCK FLYER
VIEW KNOCK-KNOCK POSTER

NHWA RESOURCES

NHWA RESOURCES

A suite of resources including signage, brochures, posters, banners, newsletters, magazines, training discs have been prepared to enhance project delivery within member jurisdictions and are available to all membership jurisdictions.

Go to the NHWA Resources Page

NHW Groups order resources through State NHW office.