Gender equality is a fundamental human right and integral to the Department of Justice and Community Safety’s (the department) vision for a justice and community safety system that works together to build a safer, fairer and stronger Victoria.
Melbourne City Football Club (MCFC) is partnering with Corrections Victoria to deliver a first of its kind soccer coaching program to provide people in prison with skills to help break the cycle of reoffending.
Victoria’s youth justice staff were recognised for their commitment to young people at the inaugural Youth Justice Awards on 4 April.
Corrections Victoria has partnered with the award-winning I Catch Killers podcast to produce an exclusive series that goes behind prison walls.
The Victorian Government has appointed Dr Emily Phillips as the new Inspector-General for Emergency Management (IGEM).
The Resilient Australia Awards highlight initiatives that build resilience and inspire others to act – making communities safer, more connected and better prepared for disasters and emergencies.
The Victorian Government has announced the appointment of Marlo Baragwanath as the next Victorian Ombudsman.
The Australian Honours and Awards system provides the people of Australia the opportunity to recognise and say thank you to outstanding citizens whose efforts make our communities and our nation a better place.
Our vision for a trusted justice and community safety system that works together to build a just, safe, and resilient Victoria.
VicEmergency is the official Victorian Government source for emergency warnings and information. See a live map showing current warnings, planned burns and other incidents across Victoria.
To ensure people who are intoxicated in public can access the supports they need to stay safe, the Victorian government has changed the laws that make public drunkenness a crime.
Create your personalised fire plan using the Fire Planner Tool. All Victorians need to know how to plan for, and respond to fire.
The Victorian government is seeking community feedback on how to strengthen its anti-vilification protections to better prevent and address hate speech and conduct.
DJCS recently appointed a new Victorian Government Legal Services Panel to provide access to high-quality, value-for-money legal services to Victorian Government departments and agencies.
Make a meaningful volunteer contribution as a justice of the peace. We are currently recruiting across Brimbank, Casey, Maribyrnong and the Yarra Ranges.
Victoria Police has seized cash and property from criminals worth more than $37.3 million in 12 months, a record haul that highlights the effectiveness of seizures in combating organized, profit-motivated crime.
DJCS is in the process of retendering the Whole of Victorian Government Legal Services Panel to appoint a panel of experienced and capable law firms to provide legal services to the Victorian Government
From 12 December 2022, the road safety cameras at the intersection of Nepean Highway and Davey Street in Frankston are enforcing the 40 km/h speed limit.
The 2021-22 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (Victoria) has been released.
On June 23 2022, a community forum was held with the West Metro Aboriginal community.
Our promise, Your future: Victoria’s youth strategy 2022 – 2027 marks the start of a new chapter in how government will work with young people and the youth and community sectors to improve young people’s outcomes.
Victorians will be better protected from sexual harassment in the workplace under leading reforms which will change the way employers must deal with this disgraceful behaviour. The recommendations from the Ministerial Taskforce on Workplace Sexual Harassment, along with the Government’s response are now released.
The statement is another step in the transformation of Youth Justice and highlights efforts to provide more young people with pathways out of the justice system and support to get their lives back on track.
The Stolen Generations Reparations Package is to help address the trauma and suffering caused by the forced removal of Aboriginal children from their families, community, culture, identity and language.
The Department of Justice and Community Safety’s four-year plan to make sure people of all genders experience safety, respect and inclusion within our workforce and justice system.
The land will be the home of the new Dja Dja Wurrung Corporate and Community Centre.
The 2020-21 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (Victoria) has been released.
Grants of up to $50,000 are available for small multicultural and Aboriginal clubs and community organisations to support projects to engage young people.
Mama Veronica is a participant in an innovative project designed to strengthen connections between young people, their families and their communities in Melbourne’s south-east and west. Learn more about her story.
Contribute to the Engage Victoria consultation on the implementation of the sex work decriminalisation reforms.
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.
The Victorian Government welcomes the report of the Expert Reference Group on Public Drunkenness (ERG), ‘Seeing the Clear Light of Day’.
Find out more about recent reforms and express your interest in further consultation on how the law applies to deceased victims
An independent review is being conducted into Victoria's workers compensation system and you're invited to have your say.
The Victorian Government welcomes the Contempt of Court Report 2020 by the Victorian Law Reform Commission