21 June 2021
Read more about the new strategy to tackle the causes of crime and improve community safety for all Victorians.
31 March 2021
Victorians are invited to enter the 2021 Resilient Australia Awards, to recognise, promote and celebrate their initiatives to build and strengthen community resilience.
5 March 2021
Today is International Women’s Day, an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the achievements of women. IWD also gives us an opportunity to educate ourselves and those around us about gender equality and work toward building a culture of respect and fairness.
26 February 2021
The National Disability Insurance Scheme Worker Screening Check has started. All people who work in an 'risk-assessed' role within the NDIS need a check.
27 January 2021
Four Department of Justice and Community Safety staff members have been recognised for their distinguished service as part of the 2021 Australia Day Honours.
22 January 2021
Applications are open for scholarships for Victorians with a disability in law, criminology, para-legal, psychology, social work and other justice related fields.
20 January 2021
The Provisional Payments Pilot enables emergency services workers to access payments for mental health support while their WorkCover compensation claim is being determined
15 January 2021
Applications are now open for grants under the Building Safer Communities Program to support innovative approaches to address the causes of offending, crime and community safety.
28 November 2020
The Victorian Government welcomes the report of the Expert Reference Group on Public Drunkenness (ERG), ‘Seeing the Clear Light of Day’.
26 November 2020
AccessAbility Day 2020 has been a great success, with 21 participants experiencing what it is like to work in diverse areas of the department.
19 November 2020
Victorians can now easily report graffiti after the launch of a new database and easy-to-use app.
16 November 2020
The review examines Victoria’s victim support system and proposes a program of reform to improve the service response
12 November 2020
Find out more about recent reforms and express your interest in further consultation on how the law applies to deceased victims
29 October 2020
The 2019-20 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (Victoria) has been released.
29 September 2020
More than $5.6 million has been awarded to improve public safety, security infrastructure and economic growth in Victoria
16 September 2020
The Victorian Government welcomes the Committals Report 2020 by the Victorian Law Reform Commission.
25 August 2020
An independent review is being conducted into Victoria's workers compensation system and you're invited to have your say.
4 August 2020
Information about the Permitted worker scheme covering workplaces in Melbourne, Victoria from 11.59pm Wednesday 5 August.
4 August 2020
The Victorian Government welcomes the Contempt of Court Report 2020 by the Victorian Law Reform Commission
1 July 2020
Fire Rescue Victoria, the new fire and rescue service operating in Melbourne and regional centres was launched on 1 July 2020
25 June 2020
Information and updates about Corrections Victoria’s response to the potential risk of coronavirus (COVID-19)
25 June 2020
Youth Justice's responding to the potential risk of COVID-19 to ensure the safety of staff, young people and visitors
17 June 2020
Funding of up to $500,000 to improve community safety, security and confidence in public places
1 May 2020
Find information about Victoria’s response to slow the spread of coronavirus in Victoria, including restrictions and government support
15 March 2020
Latest coronavirus update from Brett Sutton, Victoria’s Chief Health Officer coronavirus in Victoria
3 March 2020
From 2 March 2020 new laws allowing renters in Victoria to keep a pet come into effect
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.
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
1 November 2019
Follow the progress of a review of the Retirements Villages Act 1986.
28 October 2019
T he Victorian community was asked to have their 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.
19 September 2018
The 2017-18 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Regulation