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Tracy Jones, DPFC General Manager, Rod Wise, Deputy Commissioner Operations, Corrections Victoria, and Jan Shuard, Commissioner, Corrections Victoria

Women's prison marks 20 years of operation

26 August 2016

The Dame Phyllis Frost Centre, Victoria's only maximum-security women's prison, now houses 400 prisoners and is currently undertaking a major expansion.

Changes in legislation on newspaper

Sports betting ad crackdown

22 August 2016

The Victorian Government is seeking public submissions on proposed reforms that would see sports betting advertising banned on public transport and near schools.

Changes in legislation

Birth certificates to reflect true identity

18 August 2016

The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill will remove barriers for trans, gender diverse and intersex Victorians seeking new birth certificates.

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.