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Department of Justice and Community Safety
Department of Justice and Community Safety
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Department of Justice and Community Safety

Rebecca Falkingham


Office of the Secretary

  • Policy
  • Business Operations
  • Transformation 

Justice Policy and Data Reform

Deputy Secretary
Anna Faithfull

  • Justice Policy Advice
  • Development of Legislation for the Attorney-General
  • Development of the new Youth Justice Bill
  • Government response to the Police Informants Royal Commission
  • Entities, Governance and Support
  • Justice System Reform
  • System Stewardship
  • Whole of Department Data Reform
  • Office of the General Counsel

Corrections and Justice Services

Deputy Secretary
Ryan Phillips

  • Justice Services  (formerly Regional Services Network)
  • Corrections Victoria (led by Commissioner Corrections)
  • Justice Health

Service Delivery, Reform, Coordination and Workplace Safety

Deputy Secretary
Peta McCammon

  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Inclusion
  • Service Delivery Reform
  • Government Response to the Royal Commission into Mental Health
  • Workplace Safety
  • Strategic Communication 
  • Royal Commission into Family Violence Justice Implementation Coordination
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Commonwealth Royal Commissions
  • NDIS
  • Ministerial Services Coordination
  • Asset Confiscation
  • Victim Support

Youth Justice

Deputy Secretary
Brigid Sunderland

  • Youth Justice Commissioner
  • Youth Justice Custodial Operations
  • Youth Justice Community Services
  • Youth Justice Policy, Strategy and Engagement
  • Youth Justice System Coordination, Infrastructure and Workforce
  • Youth Justice Reform

Aboriginal Justice

Deputy Secretary
Josh Smith

  • Koori Justice
  • Native Title and Traditional Owner settlements
  • Self-determination

Community Safety Building Authority

Corinne Cadilhac

  • Safety
  • Commercial and Legal
  • Governance and Assurance
  • Reporting and Administration 
  • Major Projects
  • Program Delivery
  • Project Development and Advice
  • Emergency Services Infrastructure Authority
  • Melbourne Protective Security Enhancement Program


Deputy Secretary
Simon Cohen

  • Dispute Services
  • Regulatory Services (including the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages and Adoption Services operations)
  • Assurance Services and Entities
  • Information Services
  • Policy and Governance Services (including the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages and Adoption Services policy)
  • Gambling Licencing Program

Police, Fines and Crime Prevention

Deputy Secretary
Corri McKenzie

  • Community Crime Prevention
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Police, Policy and Strategy
  • Road Safety Camera Program
  • Fines and Enforcement Services

Emergency Management Victoria (EMV)

Deputy Secretary
Andrew Minack

  • Fire Services Reform
  • Emergency Management ICT
  • Strategy, Legislation and Policy
  • Workplace Relations
  • Operational Coordination and Recovery
  • Capability and Risk

Corporate Governance and Support

Deputy Secretary
David Nicholson

  • People and Workplace Services
  • Finance, Procurement and Performance
  • Technology Solutions
  • Corporate Governance and Support Reform
  • Evidence and Insights
  • Assurance

Statutory appointment

EMV Commissioner
Andrew Crisp

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