Gambling Harm Awareness Week
9 October 2018
Victoria's first Gambling Harm Awareness Week is running from 8-14 October and the focus is on discussing why harm from gambling matters
Annual Report 2017-18
19 September 2018
The 2017-18 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Regulation
27 August 2018
Burra Lotjpa Dunguludja or ‘Senior Leaders Talking Strong’ - phase 4 of the agreement between the Aboriginal community and the Victorian Government - has been launched.
6 August 2018
Six communities around Victoria will have a new forum to engage with police and discuss local crime issues and policing priorities
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.
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.
14 June 2018
The latest spotlight released by the Crime Statistics Agency shows the method used to determine the principal offence type for a criminal incident, and how this impacts on counts by offence.
21 May 2018
Victorian councils and community organisations are invited to apply for grants of up to $250,000 for local crime prevention initiatives to improve public safety and security.
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.
24 April 2018
The Victorian Government is building a new maximum security prison in Lara and you can keep informed on the planning and progress of the project.
5 April 2018
In June, we're co-hosting the Crime Prevention and Communities conference featuring sessions on youth crime, community partnerships, crime prevention using environmental design, and more.
28 February 2018
The new statutory authority charged with overseeing many of Victoria’s most serious criminals has officially started work.
19 January 2018
Support dogs are providing comfort to victims of crime and vulnerable witnesses giving evidence in court, under a pilot program being extended by the Office of Public Prosecutions into 2018.
12 January 2018
Oliver and Charlotte still reign supreme as Victoria’s best loved baby names according to figures released today by the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
29 December 2017
It will be easier and simpler for Victorians to deal with their fines in one place under the Fines Reform Act which commences Sunday, 31 December.
15 December 2017
Learn more about the latest crime statistics and trends on the Crime Statistics Agency website
21 July 2017
The Gippsland Regional Partnership is a way for Gippslanders to let the Victorian Government know what they think really matters.
4 July 2017
The new commission will investigate concerns and complaints from Victorians regarding matters that occur in courts and VCAT.
7 February 2017
Victorians will get the chance to have their say on the state’s bail system, with submissions to the Bail Review officially open.
1 February 2017
The preliminary report from the Inspector-General for Emergency Management on the emergency response to the thunderstorm asthma event of November 2016 is now available.
11 January 2017
Charlotte reigned as queen of baby names for girls in 2016, while Oliver took the crown as most popular boys’ name for the third year in a row, according to the Victorian Registry of Births,