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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

Loving family inside a home

Family violence royal commission formally established

23 February 2015

Australia's first Royal Commission into Family Violence has been established today to investigate the entire family violence support system and justice system from the ground up

Law help directory

Law help directory now online

18 February 2015

Victorians can now quicky access free or low-cost legal advice and information on a wide range of issues 

Victoria’s tragic drowning toll sparks serious warning

30 January 2015

Minister for Emergency Services Jane Garrett has urged Victorians to be extra vigilant in and around the water this summer, as the state’s drowning toll continues to rise

Focus on

App makes emergency information more accessible (External link)

People who are deaf or hard of hearing now have another tool to access emergency information through the free app for smartphones — OpenAccess Alerts

Map of the department's regions in Victoria

Service locations

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Vexatious Proceedings Act 2014 legislative guide

This legislative guide is a resource for judicial officers, tribunal members, registry staff, legal practitioners and other court users


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.