Government of Victoria

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20 Nov 2017

This statement describes the Victorian Government’s response to the threat of terrorism.


10 Aug 2017

This report looks at a range of work that is underway across the disability, health and ageing sectors to strengthen and safeguard the rights of vulnerable Victorians.


5 Jul 2017

The Victorian government has released new details of Australia’s first Support and Safety Hubs, which will be established in Victoria to protect women and children from violence.


1 May 2017

Victoria’s first family violence workforce census gives workers the opportunity to have a voice on the key issues affecting them and to shape the 10-year Family Violence Industry Plan (10) .

Questions relate to demographics and occupational data, qualifications, access to professional development, workload,...

Research report

3 Mar 2017

Homes for Victorians is the Victorian Government’s response to the housing affordability crisis in Victoria.

Housing for Victorians is a record investment by the Victorian government in social and affordable housing, changing taxes and concessions, and providing certainty in planning and housing supply to...

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29 Mar 2018

This annual report summarises Victoria’s drinking water quality performance and the department’s activities during the 2016–17 reporting period. It provides a synopsis of drinking water quality across Victoria; water agency reports providing greater detail are available from their websites.


28 Mar 2018

Over the past twelve months, work has been underway across government and key sector representatives to progress the ambitious reforms recommended by the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The information in this document sets out some of the key achievements over the past year.


21 Feb 2018

This project summary provides information about the contractual and commercial aspects of the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel and stations Public Private Partnership (PPP).

Research report

Report of the review to achieve educational excellence in Australian schools through early childhood interventions
1 Feb 2018

This report finds that quality early childhood education makes a significant contribution to achieving educational excellence in schools. There is growing evidence that participation in quality early childhood education improves school readiness and lifts NAPLAN results and PISA scores.


13 Jan 2018

This action plan outlines the Victorian government’s long-term strategy to reduce and prevent homelessness.

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Data portal

31 May 2017

In this portal, you can access an updated set of Family Violence Database dashboards containing interactive visualisations of key measures of family violence, detailed Excel data tables with these key measures available to download and explanatory materials and definitions for the information in these pages....

Research report

8 Jun 2016

Asset confiscation is a tool that Victoria’s law enforcement and public prosecution agencies use in response to criminal activity. There are three key agencies that work together to achieve the objectives of the Asset Confiscation Scheme—Victoria Police, the Office of Public Prosecutions and the Department...

Research report

26 May 2016

A poorly targeted and disproportionate public transport fare enforcement system unfairly punishes many travellers in an attempt to snare a small number of recidivist evaders, according to an investigation by the Victorian Ombudsman, Deborah Glass.

Tabling an Investigation into public transport fare...


23 Mar 2016


This audit examined the effectiveness of the health sector in preventing and responding to inappropriate behaviour including bullying and harassment.

Inappropriate behaviour including bullying and harassment have significant consequences—for individuals, patients and health sector agencies. This audit focused on the effectiveness...

Discussion paper

16 Mar 2016

The Victorian Government today released the state’s draft water plan 'Water for Victoria' for consultation. The draft plan outlines the need to balance agricultural, industrial, recreational and environmental needs, to get the most out of one of our most precious resources. The plan recognises that...