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DPP appeals Ristevski sentence

The Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC has lodged an appeal against the sentence handed down to Borce Ristevski for the manslaughter of his wife Karen.

New report launched

The OPP and RMIT's Centre for Innovative Justice launch new Communicating with Victims report.

Appointments to CP Chambers

DPP Kerri Judd QC, has welcomed the appointments of Diana Piekusis QC as Senior Crown Prosecutor and Victorian barrister Grant Hayward as Crown Prosecutor.

Suzette Dootjes appointed Victorian Magistrate

OPP Trial Division Manager Suzette Dootjes has been appointed a Victorian Magistrate.

Update To DPP Policy

After 12 months in the role of Director, DPP Kerri Judd QC has updated her policy.

High Court rules on Prasad directions

High Court says Prasad directions in criminal trials are contrary to law, following DPP appeal.

OPP Annual Report 2017-18

Read the OPP's latest Annual Report.

DPP on Suppression Orders

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

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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