On the 11-07-12 at around 11.15 am a female offender aged in her thirties and wearing a scarf over her head and of Middle Eastern appearance handed the female bank teller a note demanding $50,000.00 and threatened to shoot those in the bank as well as telling the bank teller that her children were being…Details
VICTIMS OF CRIME COMPENSATION
Victims of Crime in Victoria Australia receive Government funded financial compensation to assist with recovery.
Financial assistance to a primary victim of crime in Victoria can be up to $70,000*.
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HELPLINE: 1800 000 055
Victims of Crime Compensation and Counselling Services (VOCCS) is a private entity providing referal services to experienced solicitors & psychologists specializing in crime compensation. VOCCS helps facilitate state government funded entitlements to victims of crime & has been doing so for over 15 years & has successfully assisted in over 10,000 crime compensation applications in Melbourne Victoria & Australia.
* The maximum total financial assistance awarded by the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal, VOCAT, in Victoria is $60,000 to a primary victim & $50,000 to a secondary or related victim. The amount of Special Financial Assistance awarded is up to $10,000.00. The maximum cumulative amount available to all related victims in respect of one death is $100,000.00.
CRIME COMPENSATION: FREECALL 1800 000 055
VICTIMS OF CRIME – ASSISTANCE ELIGIBILITY:
Victims of Crime in Melbourne & Victoria may be eligible for State Government Funded Crime Compensation Assistance if:
- You are the victim and have been directly injured as the result of a crime.
- You have suffered either a physical or a psychological injury.
- The crime was reported to the police and you made a police statement.
- The crime was committed in the last two years in Victoria, Australia**.
- You are related to a victim of crime.
Crime that has impacted victims may include physical assault, domestic violence, family violence, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, sexual assault, rape, armed robbery, violent robbery, aggravated burglary, child abuse, child sexual abuse, indecent assault, home invasion, stalking, threats to kill, workplace assault, manslaughter, murder, culpable driving, dangerous driving, road rage, breach of Intervention Order, threat to harm, bullying, conduct endangering life or any other violent crime committed against a person. Matters such as childhood sexual abuse and domestic violence may in certain circumstances have occurred beyond two years.**
The offender does not need to be apprehended or charged or convicted in order for crime victims to apply for Compensation. Applications for Crime Compensation can also be made over the phone or by post if a victim is unable to travel. Victims of Crime Compensation & Counselling Services refers to solicitors and other service providers in Victoria & other states experienced in working with victims to guide them through the legal process in order to ensure they access all their crime compensation entitlements. Supporting victims to financially and emotionally recover from the effects of violent crime in Melbourne Victoria Australia.
On the 01-07-12 at around midday forty-seven-year-old female from Cranbourne withdrew funds from an ATM when she was approached by a male assailant in his twenties wearing a hooded kacket who attempted to forcefully take her handbag from her. If you have been the victim of crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services…Details
On the 11-07-12 at around 6.30 pm a male assailant armed with a knife demanded cash for the female cashier who was working alone at the drive through bottle shop at Lansell Plaza in Kangaroo Flat before fleeing on foot through the car park. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery at…Details
On the 07-07-12 at around 12.40 pm a Beaconsfield male got out of his ute at an intersection in Dandenong and approached another motor vehicle who he alleged had cut him off. The driver of the second motor vehicle, fearing for his and his family’s safety, drove off with the driver of the ute clinging…Details
On the 07-07-12 at around 12.30 pm the male victim was waiting for a train when he was set upon from behind and thrown to the ground by a male assailant who then punched the victim more than thirty times to his face and head before the assailant fled in a green Ford motor vehicle.…Details
On the 23-06-12 at around 7.00 pm a masked armed male assailant entered a convenience store in Victoria Road Northcote and threatened staff with a knife before stealing cash. On the 01-07-12 at around 5.15 pm a masked armed male assailant entered another convenience store in Victoria Road and threatened staff with a knife but…Details
On the 26-06-12 at around 9.25 am a fifty-one-year-old man victim disturbed a robber in his mother’s Thornbury home resulting in the robber stabbing the victim to his abdomen and demanding to know where the money and jewellery was hidden. The assailant then stabbed the victim a second time before fleeing. The assailant was described…Details
On the 10-07-12 a sixty-seven-year-old disabled male was attacked and robbed in a public toilet in Mildura by two male assailants. The victim was punched to the ground rendering him unconscious and the assailants then stole his wallet, walking aid and cigarettes. If you have been the victim of an aggravated robbery or other serious…Details
On the 09-07-12 at around 5.00 pm an eighty-four-year-old woman was attacked at her from door in Glenhuntly Road causing her to fall to the ground while the assailant fled with her handbag. There have been five such similar incidents since early May 2012. On the 12-05-12 a seventy-eight-year-old woman was attacked from behind as…Details
On the 08-07-12 during the early morning three male assailants punched a thirty-four-year male victim to his face before stealing his wallet. The victim then attempted to flee but was chased down by the assailants who then struck him with a weapon, possibly a bottle, and the victim suffered serious injuries to his face. If…Details
On the 28-06-12 at around 4.30 pm a stolen motor vehicle containing three teenage males crashed into two police vehicles in Dandenong, following a high speed chase, resulting in a female police officer’s leg being crushed between the motor vehicle and the door as the assailants attempted to escape. The police officer was admitted to hospital…Details
On the 07-07-12 at around 7.40 pm a male witnessed two male burglars exiting a home in Heidelberg Heights carrying a plasma television. The witness confronted the burglars who dropped the television and chased the witness who managed to escape and call the police from a nearby public telephone. If you have been the victim…Details
On the 26-06-12 at around 6.00 pm the nineteen-year-old female victim was walking through Deakin University sports grounds in Warrnambool when she was attacked and punched by a man]le assailant in his thirties who then indecently assaulted her before running away. If you have been the victim of a physical assault or sexual assault contact…Details
On the 25-06-12 at around 11.00 pm a forty-three-year-old male victim was withdrawing money from a Hampton Park ATM when he was quickly approached by two masked male assailants, one armed with a handgun and the other with a baton, and struck him to the head before stealing his money as well as making further…Details
On the 05-07-12 at around 4.00 pm a male victim aged in his thirties was stabbed in the abdomen in Ballarat and subsequently surgically treated at the Ballarat Hospital. Two teenage males have since been charged over the incident. If you have been the victim of a serious crime call Victims of Crime Counselling &…Details
On the 05-07-12 at around 9.30 am a male assailant broke into the female victim’s home in Langwarrin and threatened her with a weapon before stealing her mobile phone and motor vehicle. The motor vehicle was later located in Springvale South and a police search pursued but failed to apprehend the assailant. If you have…Details
On the 01-07-12 a male assailant wearing a hoodie threatened a Bendigo Service Station attendant with a knife before stealing cash from the till. It is suspected that the same assailant committed another crime on the same night at another nearby service station. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at…Details
On the 13-06-12 at around 6.00 pm a male offender entered a retail shop in Chapel Street and instructed the shop assistant to open the cash register at gun point. The offender then took cash from the till and ran to another nearby retail store where he threatened the female shop assistant with the gun…Details
On the 26-06-12 at around midnight a male offender covered his face with his shirt before entering the 7-Eleven Service Station and threatened the attendant with a broken bottle before fleeing on foot with cash from the till. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation…Details
On the 04-07-12 at around 7.00 am two male assailants in their twenties threatened a twenty-nine-year-old employee from Coburg with a gun and a crow bar and demanded that he open the golf shop. The male victim did not have keys to the shop so the offenders stole money from his wallet before fleeing. If…Details