Media Releases

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Press Statements and Media Releases

Media Release, 29 August 2014 – Official Opening and Launch of the Redeveloped coroners courts and VIFM buildingBuilding Opening 29 – August 2014


Press Statement, 22 July 2014 – from The Hon Robert Clark MP, Attorney General of Victoria, Victorian Experts to assist in MH17 identification processVictorian experts to assist in MH17 ID process


Media Release, 10 July 2014 – New Director of VIFM appointed, Professor Noel WoodfordNew VIFM Director – 10 July 2014


Media Release, 18 January 2012 from the Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research“Is industry ready for an ageing workforce?”


Media Release, 8 November 2011 – Ned Kelly’s remains to be returned to his familyNed Kelly’s Remains to be returned to his family – 8 Nov 2011


Press statement from the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine – “Forensic Experts Identify Ned Kelly Remains”, 01 September 2011.

VIFM Media Release – Ned Kelly Remains – 01 Sept 2011


Press statement from the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, in response to the Ombudsman’s Report tabled in Parliament May 4, 2011.

Press Statement – Response to Ombudsman’s Report – 4 May 2011


Press statement from the National Coronial Information System (NCIS) department on emergency lane deaths.

Press Statement – Emergency lane deaths – 20 April 2011