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Push for plan to arrest crime rate

Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013

Labor councillors Branko Licul and Marion Browne want to see a crime prevention plan developed within the coming months. Labor councillors Branko Licul and Marion Browne want to see a crime prevention plan developed within the coming months.

By Erica Visser

Labor councillors are pushing for City Council to develop a crime prevention plan by the end of June.

The establishment of such a plan was an election promise made by the Labor team, four of whom were elected to Council. Recent figures showed that crime levels in the city have remained static over the past two years, although some offences are well above the State average.

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