OPP Annual Report 2017-18

Read the OPP's latest Annual Report.

Senior Counsel Appointments

Senior Crown Prosecutors Ray Gibson and Fran Dalziel, and Crown Prosecutor Diana Piekusis have been appointed Senior Counsel for Victoria.

Crown Prosecutor Appointed

Victorian Barrister Neill Hutton has been appointed a Crown Prosecutor.

DPP on Suppression Orders

Read the Director's opinion piece on the right to a fair trial and the right to open justice.

John Cain is the Solicitor for Public Prosecutions

Senior executive and lawyer John Cain began in the role of Solicitor for Public Prosecutions (SPP) in Victoria in November 2015.

Director's Appeals

The Director of Public Prosecutions can institute an appeal against sentence.

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Witnesses and victims

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Support for victims

Victims and witnesses are central to the criminal justice system and play an important part in the prosecution process. Find out about the court process and where to go for information and support.

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Leading the prosecutions service

Kerri Judd QC

Kerri Judd QC is Victoria's Director of Public Prosecutions. She was appointed to the position on March 6, 2018.

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John Cain

John Cain is Victoria's Solicitor for Public Prosecutions. He began in the role in November 2015.

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Brendan Kissane QC

Brendan Kissane QC is Victoria's Chief Crown Prosecutor. He was appointed to the role on March 6, 2018.

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