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New directions for juries in criminal trials

26 March 2015

Clearer jury directions provided by the judge in criminal cases will help to reduce the stress and trauma of unnecessary appeals and retrials experienced by victims of crime and their family

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Watch out for scam: fake speeding fines

20 March 2015

Scammers are sending fake speeding tickets to motorists in Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and ACT claiming to be from the Victorian Government and the NSW Office of State Revenue

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Victoria’s latest crime statistics released

20 March 2015

Crime Statistics Agency released its first quarterly report to the Victorian community in a clear and accessible way

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CFA volunteers

Grants supporting Victoria’s emergency services volunteers (External link)

The Victorian Government will provide up to $12.54 million to support volunteer emergency services organisations in protecting lives and property across the state

Map of the department's regions in Victoria

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Complicity reforms

The department has prepared a document explaining the recent reform of the law of complicity contained in the Crimes Amendment (Abolition of Defensive Homicide) Act 2014

Renew your Working with Children Check online - go to MyCheck at the Working with Children Check website

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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.