Last year police attended 42,000 neighbourhood disputes, with 1308 disputes in Melbourne, 1146 in Dandenong, 1041 in Frankston, 708 in St. Kilda and 693 in Corio, including serious physical assaults and other crimes. Police can take out a personal safety intervention orders where a crime is committed and there are safety concerns.

If you have been the victim of a crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for free, prompt and professional advice and support on 1800 000 055 or make an enquiry now at

2 thoughts on “Neighbourhood Violence – Victoria

  1. sharon

    hi my dad has severe problems with couple dad is 70 years old.2 days he was king hit by same neighbour and then had a machetee attack by same person on his home trying to get to him,this has been a esculating problem with his neighbours,my dad has lived same house for 40 years and no problems thus far,until this 1 particular neighbour whom has managed to turn other neighbours against my dad…police have been involved but wont do anything…i dont know what to do do or where to head to..i can see a murder occuring if nobody is willing to sincere thanks sharon

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