Ideas on improving safety to be aired

RESIDENTS can share their views about improving safety in Brunswick at a forum next month.

The forum, on Monday, November 19, will include police and Moreland Council and will be hosted by Wills federal Labor MP Kelvin Thomson and Brunswick state Labor MP Jane Garrett.

Ms Garrett said it was an opportunity for residents to hear about the work being done to improve community safety and air opinions on violence against women, CCTV, late- night venues, police visibility, street lighting, taxi services and public transport.

‘‘ Our local community has been deeply shocked by the recent events surrounding the death of Jill Meagher,’’ Ms Garrett said.

Meanwhile, the organiser of Reclaim the Night Sydney Rd, Sara Brocklesby, hailed the event on Saturday, October 20, as an amazing success. ‘‘The residents of Brunswick are to be congratulated on an amazing turnout,’’ she said.

Moreland Leader, 29th October 2012