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Take Control, publication of the Office of the Public Advocate

Learn how to take control of medical treatment and power of attorney decisions

18 July 2018

The Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) has released an updated version of Take Control, explaining the laws around making medical treatment decisions and power of attorney.

Victoria joins the National Redress Scheme

2 July 2018

Victoria has joined the National Redress Scheme to help ensure people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse receive the recognition, respect and support they deserve.

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Latest spotlight release by the Crime Statistics Agency

14 June 2018

The latest spotlight released by the Crime Statistics Agency shows the method used to determine the principal offence type for a criminal incident, and how this impacts on counts by offence

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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.