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April 21, 2023

Victorian government and police chief to front truth telling inquiry

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will question Victorian government ministers, senior bureaucrats and the Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police during public…
April 4, 2023

Victoria’s truth telling inquiry given 12-month extension

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will run until June 2025 after being granted a 12-month extension by the Victorian Government. Amended…
April 3, 2023

Government to provide update on compliance at Yoorrook hearing

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will hear from representatives of the Victorian Government tomorrow regarding its failure to comply with the…
March 24, 2023

Yoorrook calls hearing regarding government non-compliance

The Yoorrook Justice Commission has called a directions hearing at 10am on Monday March 27 regarding the Victorian Government’s non-compliance…
March 6, 2023

Yoorrook Justice Commission cautiously welcomes bail law reform as an important first step

The Yoorrook Justice Commission has cautiously welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement that the 2018 bail laws will be overhauled.…
March 3, 2023

Yoorrook hearings: First Peoples to share stories of injustice within the criminal justice system

On Monday, the Yoorrook Justice Commission hearings will shift focus from the child protection system to injustices experienced by First…
February 27, 2023

First Peoples tell truth about child protection and criminal justice at Yoorrook hearings

The Yoorrook Justice Commission will commence two weeks of public hearings on Wednesday as part of its inquiry into the…
February 22, 2023

Travis Lovett appointed as new Commissioner of the Yoorrook Justice Commission

Kerrupmara Gunditjmara Traditional Owner Travis Lovett has been appointed as a Commissioner of Victoria’s truth telling process, the Yoorrook Justice…
February 21, 2023

Yoorrook acknowledges introduction of new child protection legislation

The Yoorrook Justice Commission today acknowledges the proposed reintroduction of legislation that would expand the role of Aboriginal agencies delivering…

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