20 years of Victoria's water safety campaign

4 January 2019
This year marks 20 years of the Play it Safe by the Water campaign
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Victoria's most popular baby names in 2018 (External link)

4 January 2019
Olivia and Oliver reign supreme as Victoria’s best loved baby names, according to figures released by the Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages

Justice Health Aboriginal Tertiary Scholarship

11 December 2018
The Justice Health Aboriginal Tertiary Scholarship Program aims to support Victorian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tertiary students in completing their studies
Gambling Harm Awarness Week - Talk. Share. Support

Gambling Harm Awareness Week (External link)

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
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Fire Action Week 2018: Act now before the summer season (External link)

5 October 2018
Planning early for the summer season can help to reduce risk from fire. Do you have a Fire Action Plan?

Keep an eye on your local daily Fire Danger Rating (External link)

1 October 2018
Emergency Management Victoria provide a forecast of daily Fire Danger Ratings across Victoria and recommendations on actions you can take to minimise risk from fire
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Annual Report 2017-18

19 September 2018
The 2017-18 Annual Report for the Department of Justice and Regulation
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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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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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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.