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Department of Justice employees from Police, Corrections Executive Services and regulatory services

About the department

Find out who we are and how we deliver high-quality services to Victorians and support a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria


Latest news

Water Police to keep Victorians safe this long weekend

23 January 2015

Police Minister Wade Noonan has encouraged people to take care on the water this Australia Day long weekend

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Terms of reference for audit of Harness Racing Victoria

7 January 2015

The Minister for Racing has announced that Mr Dale Monteith will conduct an audit of Harness Racing Victoria as part of the government's commitment to a vibrant and active racing industry


Victorians urged to take responsibility for fire safety

30 December 2014

Victorians were urged to take responsibility for their own fire safety at the launch of the state’s annual Summer Fire Campaign.

Focus on

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Sheriff's officer recruitment

Applications for the next round of sheriff's officer recruitment are now open.

App makes emergency information more accessible (External link)

People who are deaf or hard of hearing now have another tool to access emergency information through the free app for smartphones — OpenAccess Alerts

Map of the department's regions in Victoria

Service locations

Locate a service near you


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.