Coinciding with International Transgender Day of Visibility, Fitzroy Legal Service was awarded a contract to establish and run a specialist legal service Q+ Law with $1.6 million from the Victorian Budget 2022/23.
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
In preparation for this year’s Show, inspectors examined more than 200 showbags in line with safety standards under the Australian Consumer Law, which included checking more than 1480 individual items.
The Victorian Government’s reforms to change the way sexual violence is dealt with in Victoria have passed Parliament, sending a clear message to Victorians that there’s no room for this inexcusable behaviour.
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.
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.