Victims Compensation Law & Lawyers

If you have been the victim of an act of violence, then you may be eligible to receive monetary compensation and/or free counselling. Counselling and compensation may also be available to the witnesses of acts of violence, parents of child victims and family members of a deceased victim.

Victims compensation and counselling are separate to any criminal charges against an offender, and may be available even if the offender isn't caught, isn't charged, or is charged but found not guilty.

Very different victims compensation laws applying to each state and territory.

To seek legal help regarding your compensation matter, please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left.

To be eligible for victims compensation you must have suffered an injury as a result of the act of violence, and the injury must be on the list of compensable injuries set out in the legislation under each state and territory. For each injury on the list there is a set amount of compensation.

If you have been the victim of an act of violence we strongly recommend that you obtain legal advice as soon as possible, as there are time limits that may prevent you from taking action later if you delay.

By filling out our legal enquiry form, we will be able to put you in direct contact with lawyers who specialise in victim's compensation law and in getting the maximum compensation for victims of a crime or unlawful event.

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If you believe you have been the victim of any type of assault, an unprovoked attack, a mugging, sexual abuse or any other criminal act, then you may be entitled to victims compensation.

To find out if you have a claim, please complete your free legal enquiry form on the left, click here.

 

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Compensation to victims of crime may include:

• payment of any loss of wages or income
• medical expenses and ambulance expenses
• dental expenses and other treatment expenses
• surgical and related expenses
• psychology/psychiatry/counselling expenses
• damage to clothing expenses
• security related expenses
• as well as any other related out of pocket expenses

If you would like to know whether you can claim for victims compensation, then please complete the free legal enquiry form.

Special Financial Assistance

Victims of crime may also be entitled to a cash payment called Special Financial Assistance for pain and suffering based on the nature of the crime and injuries sustained.

Other Assistance

Victims of crime may also be entitled to whatever else will assist the victim to recover from the effects of the crime, such as improved home security, self-defence lessons, vocational re-training, academic tutoring, relocation costs, rehabilitative treatment or a holiday.

The Victims Compensation Tribunal of New South Wales is a Government tribunal established to determine the amounts that may be awarded to victims of crime for personal injury in New South Wales, a state of Australia. The Tribunal has exclusive jurisdiction to determine the amount which the Victims Compensation Fund of New South Wales will pay to a victim of crime. With the exception of the ACT this Tribunal is unique in Australia in that it does not notify nominated defendants of Tribunal hearings and therefore does not hear evidence that may exist from such persons.

If you would like to know whether you can claim for victims compensation, then please complete the free legal enquiry form.

Victims Compensation Law & Lawyers Updates

Carjacking – Brighton

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:10:25 +0000

On the 21-09-16 at around 1.35 pm a forty-nine-year-old woman was sitting in her motor vehicle parked on Mavis Avenue in Brighton. A male approached her vehicle and opened the driver’s side door and threatened her with a pair of scissors demanding that she get out of her vehicle. The victim refused and attempted to…

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Robbery & Assault – Torquay

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:05 +0000

On Saturday the 24-09-16 at around 11.30pm a seventeen-year-old male was walking home along Inshore Drive in Torquay when he was approached by three unknown males. One of the offenders immediately punched him to the face causing him to fall to the ground where he was repeatedly kicked. The offenders then stole his wallet, phone…

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Carjacking – Chadstone Shopping Centre

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 04:19:37 +0000

On the 13-09-16 just after midnight a thirty-nine-year-old male parked his 2016 Mercedes station wagon outside the supermarket entrance of the Chadstone Shopping Centre as a dark coloured sedan pulled up behind him. An offender alighted from the vehicle, which contained two other occupants, and threatened him with a firearm demanding he hand over his…

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Assault & Robbery – Greensborough

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 03:56:05 +0000

On Friday the 09-09-16 at around 10.30 pm a sixteen-year-old boy was exiting a fast food outlet in Greensborough when he was pushed from behind by an unknown offender. The teenage victim ran back inside pursued by the offender demanding the victim’s mobile phone. A teenage shop attendant attempted to protect the victim at which…

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Aggravated Burglaries & Carjacking – North Western Suburbs

Tue, 06 Sep 2016 02:18:41 +0000

On the 05-09-16 eight teenagers, aged from fourteen to sixteen-years, were arrested following two aggravated burglaries and a carjacking all within the space of one hour in the north western suburbs of Melbourne. At around 4.50 pm police arrested two teenagers in a vacant home on Ceratta Crescent in Tarneit and later that afternoon, at…

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Armed Robbery – Thomastown Milk Bar

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 03:19:02 +0000

On Monday the 29-08-16 at around 8.25 pm a male entered the Milk Bar on  Hazel Avenue in Thomastown armed with an imitation firearm. The offender walked directly to the front counter and demanded the shop attendant to open the cash register and then stole cash before fleeing on a white motorcycle which was parked…

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Assault – Dandenong

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 03:04:42 +0000

On Wednesday 24 August 2016 at around 7.30 pm a nineteen-year-old male was walking on the Princes Highway in Dandenong and as he turned into Scott Street five men jumped out of a parked car and approached him. The victim was punched to the face and when he fell to the ground kicked and stomped.…

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Carjacking – Norlane

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:36:19 +0000

On Monday the 22-08-16 at around 2.00 pm a seventy-six-year-old man driving a ute which was stopped at the intersection of Station and Forster streets in Norlane. Two male offenders approached the vehicle with one opening the passenger side door and getting into the vehicle while the other opened the driver’s side door and pulled the elderly driver from…

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Aggravated Burglary – Hamlyn Heights Geelong

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 01:17:21 +0000

On Monday 22 August 2016 just before 7.00 pm a male offender came through the front door of the Hamlyn Heights home and confronted the sixty seven year old occupant. The offender threatened the elderly man with a knife before beating him around the head. During the attack the victim’s ninety three year old father ran…

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Armed Robbery – Derrimut Restaurant

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 02:06:36 +0000

On the 07-08-16 at around 8.30pm a male offender entered on a fast food restaurant in Derrimut armed with a knife. The offender then proceeded to punch a staff member before demanding cash which he was given and he then ran from the store. Brimbank Embona Armed Robbery Taskforce detectives have since charged a twenty-year-old…

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Armed robberies – South Yarra & Malvern East

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 02:04:09 +0000

On Wednesday 03-08-16 at around 1.30pm a male offender entered a service station on Toorak Road in South Yarra with a knife demanding cash. He then fled on foot heading east along Toorak Road with an amount of stolen cash and boarded a train to Caulfield. At around 2.00pm the offender then entered a second…

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Hallam Milk Bar – Armed Robbery

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 02:01:17 +0000

On Saturday 23-07-16 two male offenders entered a Milk Bar on Marshall Place in Hallam armed with a hammer and demanded cigarettes and cash from the staff member. The offenders soon fled with cigarettes, cash and boxes of confectionary and were last seen getting into a small blue hatchback. The offenders were described as being…

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Employee Assistance Program

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 03:14:30 +0000

If you have been the victim of a crime at work and your workplace has an Employee Assistance Program, also known as an EAP, in place you may also be able to access support via these programs. We support two such Employee Assistance Programs (EAP): eapassist.com.au and employeeassistanceprogramme.com.au  

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Support Help Solve My Crime, Crime Stoppers & Neighbourhood Watch

Sat, 16 Jul 2016 02:42:52 +0000

The public should actively support organizes like Help Solve My Crime, Crime Stoppers and Neighbourhood Watch in an attempt to solve, reduce and prevent crime. They are all community based programs founded on the premise that the community working co-operatively together can make a difference. While Crime Stoppers was founded some 40 years ago Help…

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Assault & Robbery – Melbourne

Thu, 14 Jul 2016 04:04:15 +0000

During the late afternoon of the 25-06-16 a male aged in his twenties together with a friend were sitting on a park bench located within Treasury Gardens when they were surround by a group of up to ten males. The offenders demanded money and then assaulted the male victim to his head stealing his watch,…

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Domestic Violence

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 02:29:46 +0000

If you have been the victims of domestic violence or family violence go to: familyviolence.com.au

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Armed Robberies – Taxi Drivers

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 01:32:24 +0000

On the 15-06-16 two male offenders, aged seventeen and twenty-one-years, and armed with weapons were arrested by Brunswick police following several armed robberies on taxi drivers that evening in the Coburg and Brunswick areas. At around 10.00 pm a taxi driver was threatened on Sydney Road and the offenders fled with cigarettes. At around 11.40…

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Car- Jacking in Frankston

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 01:30:31 +0000

On the 15-06-16 at around 12.45 am a male offender threatened the victim leaving his business premises with a handgun on Ashley Avenue in Frankston before stealing his motor vehicle. Somerville Highway Patrol Police soon located the stolen motor vehicle and initiated a pursuit which went for just under twenty-five minutes through the of streets…

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Aggravated Burglary

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 01:28:54 +0000

On the 14-06-16 police arrested and charged two males and two females, aged between thirteen and eighteen year, at a Dandenong motel following a series of serious crimes. Incidents occurred in Cranbourne, Officer, Hallam, Narre Warren, Dandenong, Mulgrave & Pakenham and the offenders were charged with various crimes including aggravated burglary, theft related offences, breaching…

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Armed Robbery – Corio

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 01:26:35 +0000

On the 13-06-16 just after 7.00 pm a masked male offender armed with a knife entered a fast food restaurant in Corio demanding cash from the staff. The offender stole a significant amount of money before fleeing the premises on foot running west across the Princes Highway towards Rosewall Estate. The offender was described as…

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Assault and Robbery – Soldiers Hill

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 01:25:13 +0000

On the 13-06-16 at around 3.20 am a twenty-two-year-old Wendouree man was walking home along Peel Street when he noticed a silver motor vehicle following him. A male aged in his early twenties alighted and assaulted the victim with what appeared to be a tyre iron demanding the victim’s mobile phone and wallet. The victim…

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Aggravated Burglary – Mornington

Sun, 15 May 2016 23:36:03 +0000

On the 10-05-16 at around 6.00 am the female occupant of an Adelaide Street home in Mornington entered her garage to see a male crouching near her motor vehicle. The man then jumped up and grabbed her by her shoulder demanding the car keys. The female victim threw her cup of tea at the offender…

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Assaults – Pascoe Vale

Sun, 15 May 2016 23:32:21 +0000

On the 14-05-16 a male assaulted a woman in a shop on Bell Street in Pascoe Vale South while attempting to steal an item from her. The offender then proceeded to a nearby fast food restaurant where he assaulted three staff members.  An off-duty police officer intervened and was also assaulted receiving minor injuries. Police…

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Armed robbery – Canterbury

Sun, 15 May 2016 23:29:25 +0000

On the 26-04-16 at around 3.00 am a male armed with a hammer and a knife entered a convenience store on Canterbury Road. The offender threatened the shop attendant demanding cash and after being handed a small amount of cash fled the scene in a stolen Nissan Pulsar travelling towards Box Hill. The motor was…

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Aggravated Burglary – Morwell

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:35:25 +0000

On Sunday the 27-03-16 at around 8.00 pm a male wearing a balaclava and armed with a machete forced his way into a home on Vary Street in Morwell. The offender threatened the three female occupants with the weapon before stealing a handbag, which contained money, a mobile phone and some medication and fleeing the…

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Assaults – Norlane

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:33:49 +0000

On the 23-03-16 at around 5.30pm three girls aged eleven, twelve and fifteen years were at a reserve on Sparks Road in Norlane when they were approached by a group of around ten unknown youths. The three victims were verbally abused and assaulted and had their mobile phones damaged but fortunately only suffered minor injuries.…

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Armed Robbery – Glen Huntly Road

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:32:02 +0000

On Tuesday the 22-03-16 at around 7.20 pm an unknown male entered an adult entertainment store on Glen Huntly Road enquiring about synthetic cannabis. When shown the product by a staff member the offender then produced a knife threatening the employee before stealing a quantity of synthetic cannabis and running from the store. If you…

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Armed Robbery – Wyndham Vale Shopping Centre

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 23:29:40 +0000

On Monday the 08-03-16 at around 2.30 pm a male offender entered a specialty store located inside a shopping centre on Greens Road in Wyndham Vale. After brousing for some ten minutes the offender took a screwdriver set to the front counter and when asked for payment the male produced a knife and demanded cash…

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Self Defence – Martial Art

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:52:04 +0000

Arakan Martial Art has been providing members of all ages on the Melbourne, Gold Coast, Brisbane, and Sydney, with specialised self-defence and martial art lessons for going on 23 years. We pride ourselves in providing members of the public with the skills, confidence and focus, which in turn assists with their personal development and empowerment.…

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Assault & Robbery – Collingwood

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:32:53 +0000

On the 17-01-16 at around 2.00 am a thirty-five-year-old man from New South Wales used an ATM on Smith Street in Collingwood. The man then walked to Little Oxford Street where he was approached by two men who demanded his wallet before tripping him up and assaulting him stealing his wallet and phone before fleeing.…

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Assault & Robbery – Flinders Street Railway Station

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:25:03 +0000

On the 24-01-16 at around 7.00am a twenty-two-year-old man from Pascoe Vale was on a stationary train on the Upfield line when he was approached by an unknown man. The offender then attempted to steal the victim’s phone repeatedly punching him before getting off the train only to promptly returned and continue the assault. The…

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Armed Robberies – Hillside & Keilor Park

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:18:14 +0000

On the 29-01-16 at around 12.45am a masked male entered a service station on the Melton Highway in Hillside and threatened the attendant with a weapon demanding cash and cigarettes. The offender then fled. Later that same morning, at around 3.05am, two offenders armed with a weapon smashed the front windows of a female victim’s…

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Shooting – Moe

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:08:14 +0000

On the 01-02-16 at around 4.10am emergency services found a man in his twenties with a gunshot wound to the chest at a reserve on Staff Street in Moe. Armed crime detectives have since charged a sixty-nine-year-old man with the shooting and who was remanded in custody to appear at Morwell Magistrates’ Court. If you…

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Armed Robbery – Baxter Service Station

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:06:52 +0000

On the 02-02-16 at around 6.15pm a male and a female entered the petrol station on Grant Road in Baxter and threatened the attendant with a hand gun. The offenders stole cash before riding off on the motorcycle. Police are appealing for public assistance regarding the armed robbery. If you have been a victim of…

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Self Defence

Thu, 21 Jan 2016 22:43:33 +0000

Self Defence Hub was founded in January 2014 by Andre Conate, who has an extraordinary passion for women’s empowerment and safety. Looking at the Australian national statistics of crimes against women, Andre knew there needed to be a safe environment where women can learn self defence. Having studied martial arts for over 20 years she…

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Hampton – Assault & Robbery

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:32:25 +0000

On the 26-11-15 at around 12.30 am three teenage boys were walking home along New Street in Hampton when they were approached by six males. One eighteen-year-old boy was punched to the head as he ran for help with another eighteen-year-old boy sustaining serious head injuries and was later treated at the Alfred Hospital. The…

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St Kilda – Armed Robbery

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:30:24 +0000

On the 26-11-15 just before 8.30am a male offender armed with a firearm threatened the owner of an Acland Street jewellery store forcing his way in through the front door. The offender then let an accomplice in through the back door before both offenders accessed the safe stealing a quantity of valuable jewellery. Both offenders…

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Armed Robbery – Petrol Stations

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:28:57 +0000

On the 23-11-15 just after 6am five male offenders arrived at a service station on the Greensborough Highway in a stolen Nissan Pulsar. Four of the males entered the petrol station armed with a hammer and a pruning saw and wearing baseball caps with bandanna’s covering their faces. The offenders threatened the shop attendant before…

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Springvale – Armed Robbery

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:27:08 +0000

On the 17-11-15 at around 6.30 pm a male offender wearing a balaclava walked into a Springvale Road supermarket and jumped the counter and threatened staff with a drill. As the female attendants struggled to open the cash registers the offender slapped and punched them. The offender then fled from the supermarket with a large…

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Carrum Downs – Armed Robbery

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:25:25 +0000

On the 09-11-15 at about 8.55 pm two men wearing bandanas over their faces and armed with tomahawks entered a bottle shop on Hall Road in Carrum Downs. One of the offenders threatened the two staff member in attendance demanding cash. The staff members handed over a quantity of money and the offenders fled in…

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Big Hill – Assault

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 23:13:48 +0000

On the 30-10-15 just after 9.30 pm a forty-eight-year-old woman was walking her dogs alongside the Calder Highway in Big Hill when she was attacked by an unknown male. The female victim was grabbed from behind and a weapon was held to her throat. A struggle ensured during which the victim was able to break…

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Melbourne – Assault

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 23:11:09 +0000

On the 29-10-15 just after 1.00 pm a twenty-one-year-old female was walking along Swanston Street in the Melbourne CBD when she was the victim of an unprovoked assault and was punched to the head. The female victim received minor facial injuries. Police arrested a thirty-nine-year-old male from Frankston in relation to the assault. If you…

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Leigh Creek – Assault

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 23:09:04 +0000

On the 24-10-15 at around 7.30 pm two males were on the dance floor of a venue on Forbes Road in Leigh Creek when an altercation occurred and they were assaulted. The two victims were repeatedly punched and kicked by a number of unknown men. Both males suffered facial injuries and were treated at Ballarat…

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Wantirna South – Assault

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 23:06:14 +0000

On the 22-10-15 at around 4.20 pm an eighty-eight-year-old woman was returning from the supermarket, on the corner Stud Road and Somerset Street in Wantirna South, to her motor vehicle when she realised that she had forgotten to buy bread and began walking back towards the supermarket at which time she was approached by an…

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Assault – Maribyrnong

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 03:56:08 +0000

On the 23-10-15 between 4.30 pm and 5.00 pm a twelve-year-old girl alighted from a tram at the intersection of Edgewater Boulevard and Gordon Street in Maribyrnong. A male followed her off the tram and along Edgewater Road before grabbing her by the wrist. The young girl managed to escape and fled to her home…

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Assault – Melton

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 03:53:53 +0000

On the 14-10-15 at around 10.00 am a fifty-three-year-old woman returned to her home on Swan Street in Melton to find a boy standing on her veranda looking through the windows. This boy then fled and she then noticed another teenage boy inside her motor vehicle which was parked in her driveway who quickly alighted…

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Armed Robbery – Noble Park

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 03:51:32 +0000

On the 05-10-15 at around 9.00 pm a male was returning from a Milk Bar to his motor vehicle parked on Yarraman Road in Noble Park when he was approached by four men. One of the men struck him with a metal pole before the four stole his motor vehicle and fled. The offenders were…

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Armed Robbery – Ascot Vale & Albert Park

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 23:35:08 +0000

On the 15-10-15 at around 3.25am two offenders with their faces covered attempted to enter a convenience store on Epsom Road in Ascot Vale but the shop attendant refused to let them in and they fled. Later that morning, at around 3.50 am, two men robbed a service station on Ferrars Street in Albert Park,…

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Armed Robbery – St Kilda

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 23:33:11 +0000

On the 30-09-15 at around 4.00 pm a thirty-four-year-old woman was returning to her motor vehicle located near the National Gallery of Victoria on St Kilda Road and as she was placing her ten-month-old child into her motor vehicle she was approached by a male offender with a knife. The offender demanded the female victim’s…

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Armed Robberies – Dandenong

Sun, 18 Oct 2015 23:30:58 +0000

Dandenong detectives are appealing for public assistance following three recent armed robberies in Dandenong. The first armed robbery took place on the 03-09-15 at around 7.40am when a male offender entered the shop on Herbert Street and placed a bottle of alcohol on the counter before producing a knife and demanding cash. The shop assistant…

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Deer Park – Murder

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 22:36:57 +0000

On the 03-10-15 at around 9.45pm police arrived at a home on Ballarat Road in Deer Park where they found the body of a forty-three-year-old man on the road. Homicide detectives arrested and charged a forty-eight-year-old Melton West man at the scene with murder to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates Court. If you are the…

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Aggravated Burglary – Kangaroo Flat

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 22:34:26 +0000

On the 25-09-15 at around 5.35pm two unknown men knocked on the front door of a home on Sundew Court in Kangaroo Flat. The male resident opened the door and was confronted by the offenders carrying a baseball bat. The offenders then pushed their way inside the house making threats to the other six residents…

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Armed Robbery – Geelong

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 04:40:50 +0000

On the 30-09-15 at about 3.55am a male entered the Portarlington Road petrol station in Newcomb Geelong and approached the male shop assistant behind the counter. The offender threatened the shop assistant with a knife demanding cash and cigarettes as well as the staff member’s car keys and wallet which were given. Geelong detectives are…

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Shooting – Sandringham

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 04:38:48 +0000

On the 30-09-15 at about 9.30pm a man with a gunshot wound to his stomach was found on Edward Street in Sandringham. The victim was taken to The Alfred Hospital in a serious condition. Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for any witnesses. If you have been a victim of…

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Armed Robbery – Geelong

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 23:54:48 +0000

On the 24-09-15 at around 5.55am a male offender carry a star picket entered the premises of a drive through coffee venue on Thompson Road in Bell Post Hill Geelong. The armed offender approached the lone shop attendant and demanded cash. The shop attendant complied having over some cash and the offender then fled the…

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Armed Robbery – Glen Waverley

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 23:52:32 +0000

On Sunday the 20-09-15 at around 4.30am a masked male offender entered a petrol station on Springvale Road in Glen Waverley armed with a large knife. The offender then squirted petrol at a service station attendant threatening to set him alight if he didn’t hand over cash. The attendant complied and the offender then ran…

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Stabbing – Ringwood

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 02:05:03 +0000

On the 17-09-15 at around 9.30 am a twenty-eight-year-old female returned to her motor vehicle parked in the car park of a fast food restaurant on Heatherdale Road in Ringwood when an unknown woman jumped into the front passenger seat and ordered her to drive. An altercation then ensured during which the female driver was…

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Taxi Driver Assault – Notting Hill

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 02:02:25 +0000

On the 13-09-15 at around 1.00 am three men hailed a taxi on Ferntree Gully Road and requested to be driven to a bar on Princes Highway. Shortly into the journey one of the passengers told the driver he was going the wrong way and became very verbally aggressive towards the taxi driver causing the…

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Road Rage – Glen Waverley

Thu, 17 Sep 2015 01:19:16 +0000

On the 16-09-15 at around 6.00pm the driver of a black Land Rover allegedly cut off the driver of a blue Subaru Wagon on Springvale Road in Glen Waverley and there was subsequently an exchange of words. It is believed that the driver of the Land Rover then intentionally rammed the Subaru three times before…

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Stabbing – California Gully

Mon, 14 Sep 2015 23:43:22 +0000

On the 11-09-15 at around 5.15 am police arrived at a home in California Gully, Bendigo, to find a thirty-year-old female suffering from stab wounds. The female victim was airlifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition. Police have since charged a thirty-four-year-old male from Flora Hill with attempted murder who was remanded…

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Aggravated Burglary – Nunawading

Mon, 14 Sep 2015 23:41:33 +0000

On the 3rd September 2015 at around 9.20pm a ninety-two-year-old male was watching television alone in his home on Olwen Street in Nunawading when the power went off. As the elderly man went outside to switch the power back on he was confronted by a male who demanded cash. The victim gave the offender money…

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Police Officer Assault – Campbellfield

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 23:21:40 +0000

On Wednesday the 09-19-15 at around midnight two Fawkner Highway Patrol Police officers intercepted a silver Holden Commodore sedan on Lara Way in Campbellfield after observing sparks coming from one of the wheels. Police officers spoke to the five male occupants aged in their twenties and as one of the police members returned to the…

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Armed Robbery and Assault – Coburg

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 23:19:55 +0000

On the 03-09-15 at around 4.00 am an eighty-two-year-old taxi driver arrived for work at the taxi depot on Lily Street in Coburg. He was immediately confronted by two male assailants who struck him with a piece of timber while demanding cash. The elderly victim handed over a small amount of money and the offenders…

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Aggravated Burglary – Doveton

Mon, 07 Sep 2015 03:12:36 +0000

On the 07-09-15 at around 3.30 am an offender entered a home in Maple Court in Doveton via the back door. The offender stole an iPad before being disturbed by the pet Chihuahua whose growling awoke the thirty-one-year-old female occupant and her forty-three-year-old male partner who chased the offender from the house and over the…

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Assault & Robbery – Melbourne CBD

Mon, 07 Sep 2015 03:10:15 +0000

On the 06-09-15 at around 11.20 pm a thirty-five-year-old Chadstone man was walking along Boathouse Drive in Melbourne towards his motor vehicle when he was struck to the side of his head. The victim stumbled at which time the assailant grabbed his shoulder bag and ran off towards St Kilda Road. The assailant was described…

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Shooting – Narre Warren

Mon, 07 Sep 2015 03:08:16 +0000

On the 04-09-15 at about 6.40 pm a forty-four-year-old male was standing on Vesper Drive in Narre Warren when he was approached by an unknown male. The offender then shot the victim in the leg before fleeing the scene, possibly in a motor vehicle. The victim was treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Police…

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Assault – Pascoe Vale

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:36:05 +0000

On the 21-08-15 at around 6.40 pm a twenty-eight-year-old woman was walking home from work through Austin Crescent Reserve in Pascoe Vale when she was suddenly approached from behind by a male. The female victim was grabbed around her neck and thrown to the ground. The victim then screamed for help and the offender fled…

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Armed Robbery – Hampton

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:34:11 +0000

On the 19-08-15 at around 8.00 am three males approached a seventeen-year-old boy while he was waiting at a bus stop at the corner of Highett Road and Valerian Street in Hampton. The three offenders asked the victim for cash or cigarettes before assaulting him. The teenage victim attempted to protect himself when one of…

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Robbery – West Melbourne Service Station

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:19:02 +0000

On Monday the 17 August 2015 at about 9.50pm two men entered the service station on Dynon Road in West Melbourne and enquired about oil for their motor vehicle. One of the male offenders then grabbed the shop attendant in a headlock and wrestled him to the ground while the other offender removed cash from…

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Armed Robbery – Watsonia North Milk Bar

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:17:13 +0000

On Friday the 14th August 2015 just before 8.00 pm a male carrying a backpack entered the milk bar on Cameron Parade in Watsonia North and approached the female shop assistant. The offender opened the bag and demanded cash from the attendant who fearing that the offender was in possession of a weapon placed an…

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Aggravated Burglary – Moe Childcare Centre

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:15:16 +0000

On the 14-08-15 at about 4.00 pm a burglar entered a childcare centre on Vale Street in Moe and began rummaging through drawers at the receptionist’s desk. Childcare Centre staff noticed the offender stealing money and he then fled. The offender was described as being of Aboriginal appearance and aged in his fifties or sixties…

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Armed Robberies – Bendigo Gaming Venues

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:11:43 +0000

On the 11-08-15 at around 7.20 pm an armed robbery took place at a gaming venue on Old High Street in Bendigo. A short time later, at around 7.30 pm, also in Bendigo another armed robbery took place at a gaming venue on Havilah Road. Bendigo police have since arrested a twenty-eight-year-old male from Golden…

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Warragul – Sexual Assault

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:33:08 +0000

On Friday the 14-08-15 at around 6.00 pm a sixteen year old girl was sitting on a park bench in Queens Street Park when she was approached by a male aged around twenties years. The teenage girl was taken into the nearby public toilets where she was sexually assaulted. The offender was described as being…

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Geelong – Robbery

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:31:40 +0000

On Wednesday the 12-08-15 just after 11.30 pm a twenty-seven year old male attempted to rob five people in three separate Geelong CBD locations, James Street, Malop Street and Ryrie Street. Police were quickly alerted and arrested the offender from Belmont and is currently in custody. If you have been a victim of an armed…

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Templestowe – Aggravated Burglary

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 23:27:01 +0000

On Sunday the 09-08-15 between 1.00 am and 6.00 am a burglar entered a home on Sara Crescent in Templestowe whilst the victims were sleeping. The offender stole a clutch bag as well as the keys to a black 2007 SL500 convertible Mercedes Benz before driving off in the vehicle. Manningham CIU detectives are appealing…

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Brunswick – Stabbing

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:33:11 +0000

On the 11-08-15 just before 5.30pm a twenty-three-year-old male was walking along Union Street in Brunswick when he was approached by an unknown man. The unknown male stabbed the victim in the arm before casually walking away towards the Jewell Railway Station. The victim sustained lacerations to his arm and was treated in hospital. The…

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Truganina – Shooting

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:31:39 +0000

0n Tuesday the 11-08-15 at around 2.45 am a shot was fired at close range into a Truganina house. The occupants of the house, two adults and a child, were asleep in the front bedroom at the time of the shooting and the force of the shot hit the internal wall and sprayed around the…

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Reservoir – Aggravated Burglary

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:29:57 +0000

On Sunday the 09-08-15 at around 2.00 am a seventy-year-old male was having a cigarette in the backyard of his home in Ashton Street Reservoir when he was approached by an unknown male. The offender marched the elderly victim into his bedroom where the offender tied him up and gagged him and assaulted him resulting…

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Croydon – Assault

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:28:51 +0000

On the 04-08-15 at around 8.00 pm a twenty-year-old female and her young daughter were inside their home on Abraham Drive in Croydon when the front door bell rang. As the young girl walked towards the front door and unknown male entered the house and proceeded to force the twenty-year-old mother onto the couch where…

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Richmond – Assaults

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:27:26 +0000

On the 07-08-15 at around 2.30 am a twenty-year-old female was walking along Stawell Street in Richmond when she was grabbed from behind and sexually assaulted by an unknown male. A scuffle ensued and they both fell to the ground and the victim screamed and the offender fled in a white motor vehicle parked nearby.…

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Maribyrnong – Assault

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:11:26 +0000

On the 03-08-15 at around 6.00 pm a seventeen-year-old girl was walking on level 1 of Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong when a woman, accompanied by a male, walked past her and punched her in the face causing her to fall to the ground. The offender is perceived to be aged in her late twenties,…

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Ormond – Armed Robbery

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:08:38 +0000

On the 26-05-15 at around 11.50 pm a taxi driver picked a male passenger on Ormond Rd in Ormond. The male then produced a knife and demanded money and after he was given a small amount of cash by the taxi driver he fled. The offender was described as being Caucasian, aged in his mid-twenties,…

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Kealba – Armed Robbery

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:36:12 +0000

On the 13-06-15 at around 11.30 pm a lone masked male offender entered the Green Gully Soccer Club in Kealba armed with a firearm. The offender demanded money from a staff member located at the TAB counter. The staff member immediately fled into a rear office and the offender them grabbed a quantity of cash…

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Reservoir – Armed Robbery

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:33:56 +0000

On the 11-06-15 at around 8.40 pm two male offenders, one armed with a handgun, stormed into a milk bar on Banff Street in Reservoir demanding cash from the loan shop attendant. The shop attendant promptly retrieved a baseball bat from behind the counter and chased the two offenders from the store. A short time…

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Hastings – Armed Robbery

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:03:38 +0000

On Friday the 05-06-15 just after 2.00 am a male offender armed with a tyre iron entered the service station on Frankston Flinders Road in Hastings and demanded cash from the shop attendant. The offender then attempted to jump the counter and as he was doing so the shop attendant pushed him back and the…

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Springvale South – Assault

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:01:24 +0000

On the 05-06-15 just after 11.00 pm two men left the Heatherton Road hotel in Springvale South and were then involved in a verbal altercation in the hotel car park before one of the men was punched to the face and then fell to the ground unconscious. The twenty-four-year-old victim was taken to Monash Hospital…

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Narre Warren – Stabbing

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 04:59:45 +0000

On the 05-06-15 just after 1.00 pm a sixteen-year-old Pakenham girl was stabbed to the neck as she was walking along a footpath on Magid Drive in Narre Warren. The teenage victim was airlifted to The Alfred in a serious condition. Police are currently looking for a female in her late teens believed to be…

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Reservoir – Armed Robbery

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 04:57:45 +0000

On Sunday the 31-05-15 at around 1.15 am a thirty-nine-year-old man from Knoxfield and a twenty-two-year-old woman from Reservoir were sitting inside a motor vehicle parked at the J E Moore Park in Reservoir when a silver coloured van parked next to them and three males alighted. One of the three offenders threatened the couple…

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Port Melbourne – Armed Robbery

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 04:55:40 +0000

On Sunday the 31-05-15 at around 2.15 pm a male offender entered a juice bar on Bay Street in Port Melbourne and ordered a juice. As the offender was handed the drink he put his hand in his pocket and then told the shop attendant that he had a gun and then reached over and…

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Bundoora – Armed Robbery

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:26:23 +0000

On the 01-06-15 just before 3.00 am a male offender entered the service station on Plenty Road in Bundoora and demanded cash from the shop attendant. The shop attendant convinced the offender to go outside where he would get cash from an ATM at which time the attendant locked the doors and called police who…

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Bacchus Marsh – Shooting

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:24:58 +0000

On Sunday the 31-05-15 at around 4.00pm a male suffered a gunshot wound to his left leg following an alleged road rage incident on the Western Freeway near Condons Lane in Bacchus Marsh. The gunshot victim was treated at the Ballan hospital and then transferred to the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Police wish to speak with…

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Northcote – Shooting

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:23:13 +0000

On the 29-05-15 at around 4.30 am police located a female in her twenties on Victoria Road in Northcote suffering from a gunshot wound to her leg and was quickly taken to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition. Police have since charged a thirty-seven-year-old Northcote man with intentionally causing serious injury who was remanded…

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Lancefield – Aggravated Burglary & Sexual Assault

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:21:52 +0000

On the 29-05-15 at around 2.00 am two male offenders armed with a firearm and wearing balaclavas and yellow fluorescent vests with the word ‘police’ on them entered the Red Gap Road rural property in Lancefield via an unlocked door. The offenders then woke up the two adult occupants, a forty-two-year-old man and thirty-six-year-old woman,…

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Ballarat – Aggravated Burglary & Assault

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:20:09 +0000

On the 29-05-15 at around 6.45 pm a masked burglar entered a property on Dunn Street in Ballarat by an unlocked balcony door. A seventeen-year-old boy was home at the time in the kitchen when he was confronted by the burglar who pushed him to his chest and stole several ipads before fleeing out through…

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Collingwood – Stabbing

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:18:19 +0000

On the 14-05-15 at around 7.10 am a fifty-two-year-old female was alighting from her motor vehicle outside Collingwood College on McCutcheon Way in Collingwood when she was attacked and stabbed. The victim was treated at St Vincent’s Hospital for non life-threatening injuries. Police have since arrested a twenty-six-year-old Melton man on the 25-05-15 in relation…

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Laverton – Armed Robbery

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 02:16:37 +0000

On the 11-05-15 at around 1.30 am a male offender armed with a knife entered a service station on Little Boundary Road in Laverton demanding cash from the store attendant. The attendant quickly fled into the storeroom locking the door behind himself resulting in the offender leaving the service station left empty handed. Altona Detectives…

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Altona Meadows – Carjacking and Armed Robbery

Fri, 01 May 2015 02:02:30 +0000

On the 18-04-15 at around 12.30 am a thirty-six-year-old male was putting petrol in his motor vehicle at a service station on Queen Street in Altona Meadows when he was approached by a female who began a conversation. The female then got into the victim’s motor vehicle and produced a knife and ordered him to…

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Glen Waverley – Robbery

Fri, 01 May 2015 02:00:47 +0000

On the 10-04-15 just after 2.00 pm a female was followed by an unknown male from the Melbourne CBD by train to Glen Waverley Station and then by bus to High Street and then to her home in Kristin Close. As the female began to walk down her driveway the offender grabbed her shopping bag…

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Werribee – Armed Robbery & Physical Assault

Fri, 01 May 2015 01:59:04 +0000

On the 07-04-15 at around 7.00 pm a male was walking to his motor vehicle parked in the Werribee railway station car park when he was approached by two male offenders. One of the offenders threatened him with a knife while the other physically assaulted him. The offenders stole cash from his wallet as well…

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Derrimut – Armed robbery

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:31:21 +0000

On the 13-04-15 at around 4.00 am two offenders, one armed with a knife and the other with a hammer, enter a fast food outlet on Mount Derrimut Road in Derrimut threatening staff and demanding cash. Staff handed over cash and the offenders fled west along Foleys Road. One offender was described as being of…

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Sexual Assault - Hot Topics 56


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L08, PM pp intro


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The Victims of Crime Chronicle


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Cross-Examining Complainants in Sexual Assault Proceedings ..


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Crime and victim surveys


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Response to Sexual Assault - Interagency Guidelines for ..


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4 February 2011


SUBMISSIONS OF THE AUSTRALIAN LAWYERS ALLIANCE .. compensation to relatives arising from the negligent death of a person as a result of .. In the UK, where a victim of personal injury dies before his or her claim for ..


Address On The Retirement Of


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Expert Witnesses - The New Era - Supreme Court : Lawlink NSW


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Equal Time


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Supreme Court


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Equal Time


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Lawlink NSW: 6. The Tribunal


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The Repentant Trustee


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THE INTOLERABLE WRESTLE


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Victims of Crime - Compensation from the offender


Compensation

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Schedule 1


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Victims of Crime - Claims in criminal courts


Victims

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Standards for Departmental Policies and Procedures


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ATTORNEY GENERAL'S DIVISION


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Victims of Crime - Director of Public Prosecutions


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Media Statements - Recent Statements


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FAQ - Victims of Crime


Victim

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Equal Time


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Charter of Victims Rights Resource Kit


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Attorney General's opening speech for the Australasian Conference ..


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Lawlink NSW: 9. Information, Education and Training


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Lawlink NSW: Legislation and Policy - Reports, Papers and Guidelines


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Cuts to victims compensation NSW


Victim compensation schemes are important to those Forgotten Australians who .. has also reduced funding for lawyers who act for the victims.


Attorney General's Department of NSW


the Crown Solicitor's Office. Improved management of occupational health and safety has seen a 16 per cent reduction in the workers' compensation premiums ..


Victims and Criminal Injuries Compensation 6.9


Victims and Criminal Injuries Compensation. 6.9. 161. Many submissions seek a re-evaluation of priorities giving greater recognition to the rights of, and the ..


The Politics, Purpose And Reform Of The Law Of Negligence ..


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by IT Davies - 1991 -  - A system of compensation also formed the basis of the law of early Anglo-. Saxon societies. Any injury inflicted upon a victim, whether accidentally or ..


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by C FORSTER -  - Within the table of compensable harms the new Act included three categories of harm specifically to facilitate compensation for sexual assault victims. The three ..


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