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Victims of Crime Consultative Committee seeks representatives

9 March 2018

We are seeking expressions of interest from people who have been personally impacted by serious crime and want to help improve the justice system for all victims.

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Post Sentence Authority now in operation

28 February 2018

The new statutory authority charged with overseeing many of Victoria’s most serious criminals has officially started work.

Coop, the black labrador, comforting a person.

Meet Coop - She's here to help

19 January 2018

Support dogs are providing comfort to victims of crime and vulnerable witnesses giving evidence in court, under a pilot program being extended by the Office of Public Prosecutions into 2018.

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The department acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of the land and acknowledges and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.