Welcome to the Department of Justice

Department of Justice employees from Police, Corrections Executive Services and regulatory services

About the department

Find out who we are and how we deliver high-quality services to Victorians and support a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria


Latest news

Community Legal Centre Assistance Fund and Family Violence Duty Lawyer Fund grants now available

29 June 2015

Grants for Community Legal Centres, Aboriginal Legal Services and other agencies to deliver legal assistance services or additional family violence duty lawyers now available.

2015 Resilient Australia awards

26 June 2015

Nominations are now open for the 2015 Resilient Australia Awards, which recognises innovation in emergency management and community safety.

Greyhound racing

Live baiting in greyhound racing report

11 June 2015

The Racing Integrity Commissioner's Final Report on the Commissioner's Own Motion Inquiry into Live Baiting in Greyhound Racing in Victoria.

Focus on

Alcohol Point-of-Sale Promotions Project

Latest reports on how alcohol promotions in retail outlets affects young people’s decisions to buy and consume and a study on promotions in peak and non-peak drinking period in liquor shops

Powers of attorney (External link)

Powers of attorney are legal documents that let you choose someone who can make decisions for you

Map of the department's regions in Victoria

Service locations

Locate a service near you

Front of budget cover

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander flags

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.