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Two police offers talking and walking with two members of the community on a suburban street.

Victorian communities to have a greater voice in tackling crime

6 August 2018

Six communities around Victoria will have a new forum to engage with police and discuss local crime issues and policing priorities.

Take Control, publication of the Office of the Public Advocate

Learn how to take control of medical treatment and power of attorney decisions

18 July 2018

The Office of the Public Advocate (OPA) has released an updated version of Take Control, explaining the laws around making medical treatment decisions and power of attorney.

Victoria joins the National Redress Scheme

2 July 2018

Victoria has joined the National Redress Scheme to help ensure people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse receive the recognition, respect and support they deserve.

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.