We're raising the alarm about house fires so you can sleep safely (External link)

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.
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Crime prevention grant growing fruitful opportunities

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
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New Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor appointed (External link)

6 August 2019
On 1 August 2019 former Victorian Corrections Commissioner, Jan Shuard PSM, was appointed the new Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor.

Quarterly crime statistics (External link)

20 June 2019
The Crime Statistics Agency has released figures for the year ending 31 March 2019
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2019­-20 Victorian Budget (External link)

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.
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New website for the Working with Children Check (External link)

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
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Video: Graffiti Prevention Grant helps to connect community and reduce graffiti in Melton (External link)

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
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Crime statistics for 2018 (External link)

21 March 2019
The Crime Statistics Agency has released figures for the year ending 31 December 2018
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International Women’s Day celebrations at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre

8 March 2019
As part of International Women’s Day celebrations, players from the AFL Women’s league visited the prison to speak to female prisoners and conduct a footy clinic.

Prepare for fires this summer (External link)

4 January 2019
Victoria is one of the most fire-prone areas in the world, so everyone could be impacted by a fire at some time. Know your risk level and what to do before and during a fire

20 years of Victoria's water safety campaign

4 January 2019
This year marks 20 years of the Play it Safe by the Water campaign
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Victoria's most popular baby names in 2018 (External link)

4 January 2019
Olivia and Oliver reign supreme as Victoria’s best loved baby names, according to figures released by the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

Justice Health Aboriginal Tertiary Scholarship

11 December 2018
The Justice Health Aboriginal Tertiary Scholarship Program aims to support Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tertiary students in completing their studies
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Annual Report 2017-18

19 September 2018
The 2017-18 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Regulation
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34,000 new mums celebrate Mother's Day 2018

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.
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Grants available for equipment for emergency volunteer groups (External link)

27 April 2018
Volunteer organisations are encouraged to apply for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) funding.
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Latest statistics released by Crime Statistics Agency (External link)

15 December 2017
Learn more about the latest crime statistics and trends on the Crime Statistics Agency website