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Burra Lotjpa Dunguludja (External link)

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.
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Victorian communities to have a greater voice in tackling crime

6 August 2018
Six communities around Victoria will have a new forum to engage with police and discuss local crime issues and policing priorities

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Learn how to take control of medical treatment and power of attorney decisions (External link)

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.

Victoria joins the National Redress Scheme (External link)

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.
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Latest spotlight release by the Crime Statistics Agency (External link)

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.
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Now open - new round of crime prevention grants available (External link)

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.
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34,000 new mums celebrate Mother's Day 2018

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.
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Grants available for equipment for emergency volunteer groups (External link)

27 April 2018
Volunteer organisations are encouraged to apply for the 2018-19 round of Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP) funding.
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Stay informed about the new prison being built in Lara (External link)

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.
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Speakers announced for the 2018 Crime Prevention and Communities conference (External link)

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.
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Post Sentence Authority now in operation (External link)

28 February 2018
The new statutory authority charged with overseeing many of Victoria’s most serious criminals has officially started work.
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Meet Coop - She's here to help

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.
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Most popular baby names in 2017? Charlotte and Oliver

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.
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Introducing Fines Victoria - a new way for Victorians to deal with fines

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.
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Latest statistics released by Crime Statistics Agency (External link)

15 December 2017
Learn more about the latest crime statistics and trends on the Crime Statistics Agency website.
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Have your say on how fires should be managed in Victoria (External link)

15 November 2017
Victorians have an opportunity to shape the future of fire management in Victoria by providing feedback to the Victorian Fire Management Strategy Discussion Paper.
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Watch out for travelling con men offering to do to work on your home (External link)

31 October 2017
Consumer Affairs Victoria is running a campaign to warn about scams involving offers to do cheap work for cash on homes - with con men doing shoddy work or disappearing before finishing.
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What is your vision for Gippsland's future? (External link)

21 July 2017
The Gippsland Regional Partnership is a way for Gippslanders to let the Victorian Government know what they think really matters.
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Introducing the Judicial Commission - a new body to investigate judicial complaints

4 July 2017
The new commission will investigate concerns and complaints from Victorians regarding matters that occur in courts and VCAT.
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Bail Review (External link)

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.
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Thunderstorm Asthma Emergency Response (External link)

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.
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Victorias most popular baby names revealed

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,