More than 220 local students, aged 10 to 18 years of age, have participated in the graffiti prevention project – ‘Sorry About Your Wall’.
Funded by the Victorian Government’s Community Crime Prevention Program, the project was a partnership between Central Goldfields Shire, Victoria Police and the Central Goldfields Art Gallery.
Central Goldfields Shire General Manager Infrastructure Assets and Planning Rebecca Stockfeld said the project had been well received by local schools.
“It has been fantastic to see a positive initiative around graffiti prevention being carried out across our community.
“Graffiti is a significant issue for most councils so it’s great to see our local young people getting involved in this project which was led by a professional graffiti and mural artist.”
The graffiti murals created by students will now go on display at schools across the Shire.
The ‘Sorry About Your Wall’ project aimed to: