The Department of Justice and Regulation is one of seven departments within the Victorian public sector. As a department, we deliver high-quality services to Victorians and support a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.
The department offers a broad range of career opportunities to more than 8800 employees in over 50 business units and service agencies in Melbourne and across Victoria. The broader Justice portfolio is supported by more than 27,000 staff and more than 90,000 volunteers in the Country Fire Authority, Victoria State Emergency Service, Office of the Public Advocate and other bodies.
The department provides the community with access to a range of services through its Justice Services Centres. Specifically placed to respond effectively to the needs for improved access to justice services, the department has over 150 office locations state-wide, each supporting the local community with offices located within the following justice regions:
- Barwon South West
- Loddon Mallee
- North West Metropolitan
- South East Metropolitan
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Our values and behaviours
The department provides professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.
Our values and behaviours are always on display, from service centre staff helping people resolve a consumer problem to prison officers maintaining security and safety in Victoria’s prisons.
The department’s values and commitment are demonstrated every day through the actions of our staff, whether they are working in regional areas or metropolitan offices.
Our values shape and influence ongoing training and development, performance planning, recruitment and relationships with stakeholders.
Through our approach to cultural diversity, we also strive towards an inclusive justice system that enables culturally and linguistically diverse communities to fulfil their potential as equal citizens.