The Community Safety Building Authority has a highly skilled workforce of experienced professionals from across the public and private sectors, including specialists in community safety infrastructure, project management, engineering, cost management, commercial management, planning and design.
CSBA is comprised of the following work areas:
Office of the Deputy Secretary/ CEO
Incorporating Safety, Commercial and Legal, Reporting and Administration, and Governance and Assurance functions, the Office of the CEO provides support and direction across all CSBA projects.
Responsible for the delivery of major, high-value and/or high-risk infrastructure projects, the Major Projects unit delivers new build projects across the corrections and youth justice portfolios.
The Program Delivery unit is responsible for the development and delivery of new build, expansion and upgrade projects for groups across the justice portfolio, including developing new capital projects.
CSBA is supported by a skilled independent Advisory Board, supporting our strong commitment to ethical leadership and strong governance.
Our Board members have expertise across design and construction, compliance and assurance, courts, legal, commercial and finance, and the justice system.
CSBA Advisory Board Members
Bernie Carolan (Chair)
Our mission is to deliver new infrastructure and upgrade existing assets and infrastructure that increases community safety and promotes an effective and efficient justice system.
Everything we do supports the Department of Justice and Community Safety (DJCS) achieving its priorities.
Our priorities are to:
Transform our systems and processes to support organisational performance and evolution.
Achieve excellence in project delivery.
Plan for the future by setting the course for long term organisational maturity.
Invest in our people and building capability.
Focus on our clients and improve our service offering as a delivery partner.
Our clients and stakeholders
CSBA supports three Ministers across five portfolios and have projects across metropolitan and regional Victoria. Our key clients are Emergency Management Victoria, Youth Justice, Corrections and Justice Services and Justice Health and our project stakeholders include:
Country Fire Authority
Court Services Victoria
Life Saving Victoria
Marine Search and Rescue
Melbourne City Council
Minister for Crime Prevention, Corrections and Youth Justice
Minister for Police and Emergency Services
Victoria State Emergency Service
Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine
Maximising our impact
As well as benefiting the community through what it builds, CSBA is committed to benefiting the community in how it builds. This includes requirements for local content – in jobs and materials – the use of apprentices, trainees and cadets, disadvantaged Victorians, and the engagement of social enterprises, disability enterprises and Indigenous businesses.