Being safe can mean many different things. You should feel safe during an emergency. You should feel safe at home, on the road, in your community and at work. If you are having a hard time, you should be able access the support you need.

Emergency Management Victoria oversees emergency management in Victoria. EMV works with communities to prepare and plan for, withstand, respond to and recover from emergencies.

The Community Safety Statement lays out how we are reducing crime and keeping the state safe.

Head to the Aboriginal Justice Agreement for information on activities for Aboriginal Victorians.

Our crime prevention section provides information on current initiatives and activities. Local councils and community organisations can learn how to apply for a grant to deliver a crime prevention project. The department plays a key reform role in family violence and vulnerable children. Head to the family and children section for more information.

You can also get an update on the Victorian response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

For support for people experiencing harm due to gambling, head to our gambling section. This section also provides information on the regulation of the gambling industry.

You can also get support as a victim of crime.

Learn about our road safety camera program and how we enforce road safety at Cameras Save Lives. For information on workplace safety, head to Worksafe Victoria.

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Gambling

Gambling

Gambling policy, regulation, licensing, education and research, and support for problem gambling