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Social media

Social media is an increasingly popular and powerful online tool for communication, engagement and connections across communities and between governments and citizens.

The Department Social Media Policy is the official policy for social media use at the department and provides guidance for departmental employees and external contractors on their professional and personal use of social media, including details on:

  • responsibilities as a public sector employee
  • definitions of social media
  • authorisation to comment
  • moderation policy

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Below is a list of business areas within the department that are currently using social media tools to communicate with citizens. You can visit a website, like a Facebook page, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to a RSS feed to receive the latest news and updates.

Corporate account

Department of Justice & Regulation


Campaigns and initiatives

Victorian Emergency Services Volunteers (External link)


Victoria Police Recruitment (External link)


Dispute Settlement (External link)


Neighbourhood Justice Centre (External link)



Consumer affairs

Consumer Affairs Victoria (External link)


And also My Shop Rights and RentRight app, SoundCloud and Party for Your Rights

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Consumer Utilities Advocacy Centre (External link)



Magistrates' Court of Victoria (External link)


Supreme Court of Victoria (External link)



And also the Daily List search tool 



Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) (External link)


Judicial College of Victoria (External link)


Sentencing Advisory Council (External link)

And also

Police and emergency services

Victoria Police (External link)


Country Fire Authority (CFA) (External link)


And also the FireReady app



Crime Statistics Agency (External link)


Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) (External link)


Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) (External link)


Law and legal

Legal Services Commissioner (External link)

Legal Services Board (External link)


Commissioner for Privacy and Data Protection (External link)

Victoria Legal Aid (External link)


Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (External link)


Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (External link)


Victorian Law Reform Commission (External link)



Liquor and gambling

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (External link)

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (External link)


Infringement Management and Enforcement Services

Sheriff of Victoria


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.