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Latest news

23 June 2021 - Victim Participation in the Justice System

17 March 2021 - Policy position: Spent Convictions Bill 2020

9 March 2021 - Outcome of Judicial Commission referral of Magistrate Pithouse to Head of Jurisdiction

Media archive

View or listen to the Victims of Crime Commissioner's recent media appearances below:

28 February 2021 - 'Top prosecutor calls for jail discounts for guilty pleas to slash massive court backlog' (External link) - The Age

3 September 2021 - 'Victorian magistrate who suggested alleged rape victim had ‘buyer’s remorse’ is counselled' (External link) - The Guardian

2 February 2021 - 'Top prosecutor calls for jail discounts for guilty pleas to slash massive court backlog' (External link) - The Age

20 November 2020 - 'A mobile phone found by police search crews may hold key evidence about Celeste’s killer' (External link) - Herald Sun

28 October 2020 - 'Victorian law reforms would require rape-murder victim families to apply to court to publicly reveal details' (External link) - ABC

5 July 2020 - 'Haunted by someone else's children' (External link) - The Age

14 April 2020 - 'With prisoners 'genuinely frightened', lawyers push for bail changes' (External link) - The Age

10 April 2020 - 'Vic ponders judge-only trials after Pell' (External link) - Bega District News

26 February 2020 - 'Jurors will be told about paedophiles' prior convictions under law change' (External link) - The Age

21 January 2020 - 'Do Victorian committals deliver fair and fast justice?' (External link) - Radio National

18 January 2020 - 'Committal hearings face axe in push to streamline courts' (External link) - Herald Sun

21 September 2019 - 'Violent criminals dodging attempted murder convictions' (External link) - Herald Sun

Past media releases

7 April 2020 - High Court decision in George Pell case