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Coop, the black labrador, comforting a person.

Meet Coop - She's here to help

19 January 2018

Support dogs are providing comfort to victims of crime and vulnerable witnesses giving evidence in court, under a pilot program being extended by the Office of Public Prosecutions into 2018.

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Most popular baby names in 2017? Charlotte and Oliver

12 January 2018

Oliver and Charlotte still reign supreme as Victoria’s best loved baby names according to figures released today by the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

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Introducing Fines Victoria - a new way for Victorians to deal with fines

29 December 2017

It will be easier and simpler for Victorians to deal with their fines in one place under the Fines Reform Act which commences Sunday, 31 December.

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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.