and faith diversity has provided a strong foundation to face challenges in a positive and
The security of the Victorian community is everyone’s responsibility and we are asking and
encouraging all faith communities to work with us to keep Victoria safe.
At a local level, we are asking the leaders of our faith groupings to encourage and remind
their communities that:
suspicious activities should be reported to the National Security Hotline on 1800 123
400 or Triple Zero (000);
any acts of religious or racial vilification should be reported immediately to Triple Zero
liaison with local police is encouraged to strengthen safety and community
Faith leaders also have a role to encourage community members to pursue their values and
beliefs while simultaneously responding and reporting discrimination or other illegal activity.