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Stay safe around water this summer

19 December 2014

Victorians are being reminded to play it safe by the water or risk injury and the loss of life through fatal and non-fatal drowning incidents

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Adult Parole Board engages community

19 December 2014

The Adult Parole Board has been engaging and educating relevant sectors of the community on recent reforms to the parole system

Emergency Maangement Commissioner Craig Lapsley looks at the camera as a man and woman pack a house getting ready to leave. The image is a still from the Summer Fire Campaign television advertisement.

Victorians urged to take responsibility for fire safety

19 December 2014

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

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Vexatious Proceedings Act 2014 legislative guide

This legislative guide is a resource for judicial officers, tribunal members, registry staff, legal practitioners and other court users

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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

Victorian review of Counter-terrorism Legislation

The Victorian review of Counter-terrorism Legislation report and Victorian Government response was tabled in Parliament on 16 September 2014


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The Victorian Department of Justice 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.