23 November 2021
Make a meaningful volunteer contribution as a Justice of the Peace. We are currently recruiting to the local government areas of Darebin and Whittlesea.
15 November 2021
The next round of crime prevention grant funding is now open. Grants between $25,000 to $300,000 are available for locally driven projects to improve community safety and address the causes of crime.
28 October 2021
The 2020-21 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Community Safety (Victoria) has been released.
18 October 2021
Grants of up to $50,000 are available for small multicultural and Aboriginal clubs and community organisations to support projects to engage young people.
10 September 2021
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.
13 August 2021
Contribute to the Engage Victoria consultation on the implementation of the sex work decriminalisation reforms.
21 June 2021
Read more about the new strategy to tackle the causes of crime and improve community safety for all Victorians.
16 June 2021
The Workplace Incidents Consultative Committee will strengthen the voice of Victorians who have been affected by a serious workplace incident and help make Victorian workplaces safer for everyone.
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’.
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.
16 September 2020
The Victorian Government welcomes the Committals Report 2020 by the Victorian Law Reform Commission.
8 September 2020
Youth Justice's responding to the potential risk of COVID-19 to ensure the safety of staff, young people and visitors
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
The Victorian Government welcomes the Contempt of Court Report 2020 by the Victorian Law Reform Commission
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.
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