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Indigenous Issues Unit of the Department of Justice (Vic)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Victorian Government
Sub Category:State Government
Location:Victoria, Australia
URL: http://www.justice.vic.gov.au/CA2569020010922A/page/Business+Units-Indigenous+Issues?OpenDocument&1=0-Business+Units~&2=0-Indigenous+Issues~&3=~
Summary Information:
The Indigenous Issues Unit of the Department of Justice will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring the overall effectiveness of the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement on behalf of the Aboriginal Justice Forum and the Aboriginal Justice Working Group. It will provide executive support services to both the Forum and the Working Group.
Detailed Information:
The Issues Unit's role will also include:
  • Providing advice and support to Justice Ministers and the Justice Portfolio on policy and program matters affecting the Aboriginal community.
  • Representing the Government on the Victorian Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee and the Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committees.
  • Developing and managing a range of initiatives and projects developed under the Aboriginal Justice Agreement.
  • Liaising with State and Commonwealth agencies in developing a whole-of-government approach to addressing underlying issues.
  • Monitoring and providing advice to the Justice Portfolio on the implementation of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
  • Advocating on behalf of the Aboriginal Justice Agreement.

  • Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement: Phase 1
  • Organisation
  • The Aboriginal Justice Advisory Forum
  • Aboriginal Justice Working Group
  • Department of Justice (Vic)
  • Victorian Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee
  • Regional Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committees
  • Event
  • Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
  • Policy/Strategy
  • Victorian Statewide Action Plan

  • References

    Report
    Department of Justice, Department of Human Services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, Tumbukka Regional Council, Binjirru Regional Council, Victorian Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (2000) Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement
    Department of Justice, Department of Human Services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, Tumbukka Regional Council, Binjirru Regional Council, Victorian Aboriginal Justice Advisory Committee (2000) Victorian Aboriginal Justice Agreement

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