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Submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

The CIJ recently made a joint submission with the Law and Advocacy Centre for Women to the Victorian Parliament Legal and Social Issues Committee’s Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria. We support the initiative of the Victorian Government in recognising that homelessness is an ongoing and complex issue.

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Review of Age of Criminal Responsibility

The CIJ recently made a submission to the Council of Attorneys-General as part of their review of the age of criminal responsibility in Australia.

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Measuring crime harm − the reality behind the statistics

The CIJ provided input to the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) on the development of a Crime Harm Index for Victoria.

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Children’s Court of Victoria Service Delivery Reform Project

This project aims to use human centred design to improve the experiences of all Children's Court users.

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Victim Service Review

The Victorian Department of Justice & Community Safety has asked the CIJ to review the state's service and support system for victims of crime.

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Inquiry into Restitution and Compensation Orders

The CIJ has provided a submission to the Sentencing Advisory Council’s (SAC) inquiry into Restitution and Compensation Orders.

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Criminal Record Discrimination Project – Submission to Aboriginal Justice Forum

This submission endorses the need for a legislated spent convictions scheme & anti-discrimination reforms to improve outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians.

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Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory

The CIJ provided a submission into the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in NT which argues that the detention of children and young people should not be countenanced.

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Criminal Record Discrimination Project

The CIJ has been working with Woor-Dungin on this award-winning project that has achieved legislative change for those with historic criminal records in Victoria.

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Best practice communication with victims: A study for the OPP

The CIJ was commissioned by the Office of Public Prosecutions (Victoria) to provide advice about communicating more effectively with victims of crime.

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