The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest from Victorians who have been victims of crime to serve as representatives on the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee.
The Andrews Labor Government will take action to address a serious historical injustice which saw Victorians effectively given criminal records for needing state care as children.
Victims of youth crime will be able to share their stories publicly and child sex offenders will be prevented from using evidence of their good character to argue for lesser sentences, under a suite of new laws to be introduced by the Andrews Labor Government today.
The Andrews Labor Government is investing $23.9 million in the Children’s Court to implement key youth justice reforms to crack down on youth crime and keep the community safe.
Victim survivors of family violence will be better protected under new Victorian laws coming into force tomorrow to support the National Domestic Violence Order Scheme.