Personal prison visits suspended
20 March 2020
Corrections Victoria has suspended all personal prison visits in response to the evolving risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
2 March 2020
The new Guardianship and Administration Act 2019 (Act) commenced on 1 March. The Act provides greater independence and autonomy for adults with disabilities, enabling them to take care of their own needs with appropriate support.
6 January 2020
Bushfire Recovery Victoria is a new dedicated agency focused on working with local communities impacted by our state's bushfire.
5 December 2019
The Fines Reform Advisory Board, headed by former Victoria Police Commissioner, Ken Lay, is asking Victorians about their experience of the fines system
11 November 2019
The new campaign to reinforce the deadly risks of fire and the importance of planning and preparing for the fire season has been launched
1 November 2019
You can have your say on issues relating to retirement villages as part of a review of the Retirements Villages Act 1986.
28 October 2019
Have your say on how best to implement the proposed ban of conversion practices by providing feedback on the discussion paper
17 October 2019
The Department of Justice and Community Safety has released its Annual Report for 2018-19.
22 August 2019
Victorians are being urged to give themselves and their families the best chance of surviving a house fire by ensuring working smoke alarms are installed in all bedrooms.
9 August 2019
A new refrigerated vehicle is generating job opportunities for ex-offenders at the Fruit2Work social enterprise, thanks to a $50,000 grant
6 August 2019
On 1 August 2019 former Victorian Corrections Commissioner, Jan Shuard PSM, was appointed the new Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor.
20 June 2019
The Crime Statistics Agency has released figures for the year ending 31 March 2019
27 May 2019
The State Budget provides projections of Government revenue and expenditure for the following year, and outlines services to be delivered. Visit the Victorian State Budget site for all the details.
9 April 2019
The Working with Children Check has launched a brand new website. Improvements have been made to make it easier for users to find and understand the information they need
8 April 2019
Watch how Melton City Council used a Graffiti Prevention Grant to bring together schools, local traders and artists to tackle graffiti. Applications for grants are now open
19 September 2018
The 2017-18 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Regulation
14 May 2018
Around 34,000 Victorian women celebrated Mother’s Day for the first time this year according to new figures released by the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
27 April 2018
Volunteer organisations are encouraged to apply for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) funding.