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Criminal Property Confiscation Grants Program

The Department of Justice administers a grants program on behalf of the Attorney General, drawing on funds collected under the Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000.

The Criminal Property Confiscation Act 2000 provides for the confiscation in certain circumstances of property acquired as a result of criminal activity or used for criminal activity. The Act also makes provision for re-distribution of confiscated funds and proceeds of the sale of other confiscated property for a number of purposes including the development and administration of programs or activities:

  • Designed to provide support services and other assistance to victims of crime.
  • Designed to prevent or reduce drug-related criminal activity and the abuse of prohibited drugs.
  • For any other purpose in aid of law enforcement focussing on community safety and crime prevention initiatives within Western Australia.

Under the grants program, incorporated, not-for-profit organisations and local government authorities can apply for funds up to $200,000 for these purposes.

The current funding round is open from 4 April 2018 and closes at 3pm, 30 May 2018.

Selection criteria

Applications for funding will be assessed according to the extent to which they meet the selection criteria outlined in the Guidelines.

Application documents

Applicants for grants should first obtain the Criminal Property Confiscation Grants Program Application Guidelines and Application Form.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Grants Administrator to discuss their proposed project on:

Phone: 9264 1206
Toll Free: 1800 994 400
Email: confiscation.grants.program@justice.wa.gov.au


Last updated: 15-May-2018

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