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Appointment

DPP John Champion S.C. has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria

OPP Annual Report 2016/17

Guilty outcomes were at a record high in 2016/17.

New Policy of the Director of Public Prosecutions

A new and simplified Policy of the Director of Public Prosecutions for Victoria aims to improve the community’s understanding of how prosecuting decisions are made.

DPP's Conference 2017

Justice McClellan addresses the DPP’s Modern Prosecutor Conference

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

Get help from the Witness Assistance Service

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

Gavin Silbert QC

Gavin Silbert QC is Victoria's Acting Director of Public Prosecutions. He was appointed to the role on December 19, 2017.

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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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Kerri Judd QC

Kerri Judd QC is Victoria's Acting Chief Crown Prosecutor. She was appointed to the role on December 19, 2017.

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