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Careers at VIFM

Our greatest and most valued asset is our highly skilled and committed workforce. VIFM offers a supportive and diverse...

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Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about forensic medicine are many and varied, from what is an autopsy to how can I donate tissue....

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Media Releases

Press statements and media releases regarding VIFM, our staff and our activities.

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About Us

Who We Are

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The Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine is a statutory authority. It operates under the auspices of the Department of Justice, reporting to Parliament through the Attorney-General. We are also the Department of Forensic Medicine at Monash University.

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Our History

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The VIFM came into existence to fix a problem: the poor facilities and arrangements that then existed for coronial autopsies in Victoria. The lack of investment and development in the facilities for death investigation both medically and legally in the post war (WWII) period in Victoria had resulted in serious deterioration of mortuary and court […]

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Careers at VIFM

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Our greatest and most valued asset is our highly skilled and committed workforce. VIFM offers a supportive and diverse culture where staff can learn and grow in a variety of specialist medical, scientific, technical, research and administrative fields.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions about forensic medicine are many and varied, from what is an autopsy to how can I donate tissue. Find some of the answers here.

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Media Releases

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Press statements and media releases regarding VIFM, our staff and our activities.

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VIFM Publications

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VIFM’s annual reports, strategic plan and orations available on line.

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This Website

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You can access the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM) home page and browse our web site anonymously, without disclosing your personal information.

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