Telephone
03 8684 1766
Fax
03 8684 1726
Street address
Level 18
121 Exhibition Street
Melbourne
VIC
3000

The core role of the Koori Justice Unit (KJU) is to develop and support improved and equitable justice outcomes for the Aboriginal community. As part of this responsibility, the KJU:

  • acts on behalf of the Aboriginal Justice Forum (AJF) to coordinate the delivery of the Aboriginal Justice Agreement (AJA) and related programs
  • builds capacity in the department and the Aboriginal community to develop and deliver effective and efficient justice services and initiatives in partnership
  • provides advice to the Board of Management, ministers and staff across the department on issues impacting on Aboriginal communities across Victoria
  • advocates for ongoing improvement in the design and delivery of Aboriginal justice initiatives
  • monitors and evaluates Aboriginal justice initiatives
  • maintains a robust evidence base detailing Aboriginal involvement with criminal justice institutions
  • provides executive services to Justice ministers and the Board of Management and provides secretariat support to the AJF.

For further information regarding the Aboriginal Justice Agreement, visit: aboriginaljustice.vic.gov.au (External link)

For specific queries relating to the following portfolios within KJU, please contact:

  • Office of the Director – 8684 1766
  • Program Innovation and Implementation – 8684 1742
  • Stakeholder Engagement – 8684 1741
  • Community Programs – 8684 1745
  • Research Evaluation and Policy – 8684 1744