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Emergency Management Commissioner Craig Lapsley with award winners

Resilient Australia Awards winners announced

22 September 2016

Community connection and resilience building was on show at the 2016 Resilient Australia Awards where a number of Victorians were recognised for their innovative work.

Montrose Scout Hall

Councils and community groups take action to prevent crime

22 September 2016

Councils and community groups across Victoria will share in almost $800,000 worth of funding to prevent crime in their local communities with over 140 new projects funded by the government.

Kareenga entrance

Karreenga annexe opens

21 September 2016

A 216-bed annexe at Marngoneet Correctional Centre has been officially opened – improving community safety and creating more than 150 new jobs.

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.