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New program to reduce youth delinquency

31 July 2014

The Victorian Government has committed $600,000 to a new Communities that Care program in Lara

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Boost to Victoria’s prisons with Langi Kal Kal expansion

30 July 2014

Corrections Minister Edward O’Donohue opened a 126-bed expansion at minimum security Langi Kal Kal prison during a tour of the region last week

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Inaugural Inspector-General for Emergency Management appointed

28 July 2014

Major reforms to emergency management in Victoria have reached another milestone with the appointment of the inaugural Inspector-General for Emergency Management.

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Our graduates

The graduate experience at the department can be both exciting and challenging. Read the profiles of our 2013-14 graduates

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Justice offers a wide variety of services online and across Victoria. Use our service locator to find a location near you

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Common Guiding Principles - child sexual abuse civil claims

Provide guidance on how departments should ordinarily respond to civil claims involving allegations of child sexual abuse

Renew your Working with Children Check online - go to MyCheck at the Working with Children Check website

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The Victorian Department of Justice 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.