OPP Annual Report 2020-21

Read the OPP's latest Annual Report.

New Solicitor for Public Prosecutions

Director of Public Prosecutions Kerri Judd QC has announced the appointment of Abbey Hogan as Solicitor for Public Prosecutions (SPP) in Victoria.

DPP seeks to determine interpretation of recklessness

The DPP, Kerri Judd QC, has referred a point of law to the Court of Appeal to determine the correct interpretation of ‘recklessness'.

New report launched

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

High Court rules on Prasad directions

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

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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Abbey Hogan

Abbey Hogan is Victoria's Solicitor for Public Prosecutions. She began in the role in February 2020.

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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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