requests to the OPP

Requests from individuals and external agencies for information relating to the work of the OPP must be directed to the Solicitor for Public Prosecutions (SPP).  These include requests for:

  • Submissions
  • Analysis of proposed law reforms
  • Interviews for research purposes
  • Training/presentations
  • Representation on committees

Requests to the SPP can be emailed to  info@opp.vic.gov.au or sent to:

Solicitor for Public Prosecutions
PO Box 13085
Melbourne
VIC 8010

Requests to the DPP

Information

Requests from individuals and external agencies relating to the work of the DPP must be directed to the DPP. These include requests for:

  • Submissions
  • Analysis of proposed law reforms
  • Interviews for research purposes
  • Training/presentations
  • Representation on committees
Reasons

If you are a person or agency with a legitimate interest in a matter in which the DPP has made a discretionary prosecutorial decision - such as withdrawing a prosecution - you may request reasons for the decision.

A Director’s policy details the criteria taken into account to determine whether it is appropriate for the DPP to provide reasons, and the limitations on the information that can be provided. The policy can be viewed here.

Requests to the DPP can be emailed to director@opp.vic.gov.au or sent to:

Director of Public Prosecutions
PO Box 13085
Melbourne
VIC 8010

FOI requests

Under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), you have a right to request information and access documents about your personal affairs and in certain cases, the DPP’s and OPP’s activities.

A Director’s policy provides information on how to make an FOI application. The policy can be viewed here.

Requests for documents in the possession of the OPP should be addressed to:

Freedom of Information Manager
PO Box 13085
Melbourne
 VIC 8010

Alternately, you can email your request to foi@opp.vic.gov.au

Further information on how to lodge a request can be found on the Freedom of Information website.