General publications

  • Advocacy Key Competencies

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    This document outlines the Key Competencies for staff undertaking advocacy.

  • Briefing Expression of Interest Form

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    IMPORTANT: This interactive form must be saved first, then opened in Acrobat Reader to use. Right click on the link to save the pdf form to your computer, then open the file in Acrobat Reader.

  • Briefing Fee Schedule

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    Office of Public Prosecutions Briefing Fee Schedule

  • Careers Brochure 2014

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    Careers Brochure with Solicitor profiles and information for law students interested in pursuing a career in criminal law.

  • Complaints Policy and Form

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    The OPP and the DPP strive to maintain excellent service and are committed to continual service improvement. This policy includes a complaint/feedback form that can be completed by various persons including victims, defendants, witnesses and other members of the public.

  • Financial Assistance, Compensation and Restitution for Victims of Crime

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    Explains victims access to financial assistance, compensation and restitution.

  • OPP Gifts Benefits and Hospitality Policy

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    OPP Gifts Benefits and Hospitality Policy

  • ILEP Final Evaluation Report

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    An independent evaluation of the Interactive Legal Education Program.

  • Interactive Legal Education Program

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    Explanatory booklet. The Interactive Legal Education Program (ilep) is aimed at raising the professional effectiveness of prosecutors and defence lawyers in sexual offence matters. Registration and details are at www.ilep.opp.vic.gov.au. Further information: jessica.shearer@opp.vic.gov.au.

  • Now you are a witness

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    Now you are a witness is a brochure designed to inform witnesses about their role in the criminal justice process.

  • Oaths and affirmations

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    Information for witnesses regarding oaths and affirmations

  • OPP and Victorian Bar Service Level Charter

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    OPP and Victorian Bar Service Level Charter.

  • OPP Koori Inclusion Action Plan 2014

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    OPP Koori Inclusion Action Plan 2014

  • OPP Personal and Health Information Privacy Policy

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    The OPP Personal and Health Information Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the Website Privacy Statement.

  • OPP Raises Awareness of Victims Assistance

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    Poster distributed to police stations and courts raising awareness of assistance available to victims and witnesses.

  • OPP Strategic Plan 2013-2017

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    OPP Strategic Plan 2013-2017

  • Pathways to Justice

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    The Pathways to Justice booklet (second edition) has information to help witnesses to prepare for court and to outline witnesses' rights and responsibilities.

  • Prosecuting Mental Impairment Matters

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    This guide includes information about the court process where a person who is mentally ill or cognitively impaired is prosecuted for a serious offence. It also includes a form for making a Victim or Family Member Report.

  • Protected Disclosure Guidelines

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    The purpose of this document is to establish procedures for how a person (whether an employee or member of the public) can make a disclosure about the OPP and its employees or officers and the above listed entities; how the OPP will protect disclosers against detrimental action for making a disclosure; and addressing welfare management arrangements for disclosers.

  • Taking the Next Step

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    Taking the Next Step is a guide to the Victorian court system for bereaved families. It explains the criminal justice process in detail.

  • The prosecution process

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    This flowchart outlines the prosecution process.

  • The Pursuit of Justice: 25 years of the Director of Public Prosecutions

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    The Pursuit of Justice: 25 years of the Director of Public Prosecutions in Victoria is a history of the DPP.

  • Visual Branding Guidelines

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    Public prosecutions service visual branding guidelines for contract designers.

  • The Importance of Plea Agreements - Our Approach and Accountability

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    Speech by DPP John Champion S.C. to the 14th International Criminal Law Congress in Melbourne.

  • DPP-speech-Mental-impairment-guide-launch

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    Speech by DPP, John Champion S.C., at the launch of the Prosecuting Mental Impairment Matters guide, Wednesday 28 November 2012.

  • Prosecuting Mental Impairment Matters Launch

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    Speech by Colleen Pearce, Victorian Public Advocate, on 28 November 2012, to launch the OPP's Prosecuting Mental Impairment Matters guide.

  • DPP speech to LIV annual Criminal Law Conference

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    DPP, John Champion S.C., on plea offers and discontinuances at the Law Institute of Victoria's annual Criminal Law Conference, 27 July 2012.

  • Sexual Offences Interactive Legal Education Program Launch

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    Sexual Offences Interactive Legal Education Program Launch - Speech delivered by Director of Public Prosecutions John Championn S.C. on 20 April 2012.

  • Speech delivered by the DPP John Champion S.C.

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    Challenges of Forensic Evidence:Some Observations of a New DPP - Speech delivered by Director of Public Prosecutions John Champion S.C. on 29 February 2012.

  • Directors Family Violence Policy Launch

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    The DPP launched the Director's Family Violence Policy which details a best practice approach to prosecuting family violence matters.

  • Papers from the Proceeds of Crime Conference Papers 5-7 October 2011