On the 23-06-12 two assailants both wearing ugg boots and armed with a crow bar entered the Altona Meadows Service Station and demanded cash from the shop assistant before opening the cash register themselves and taking the money. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work or other serious crime…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*.
For help complete Online Enquiry Form
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 03-06-12 at around 6.30 pm a disabled twenty-year-old male was walking home with a take away pizza in Clifton Hill when he was approached by a male assailant who kicked him to his stomach and stole his pizza. The victim sustained a lacerated lived and was hospitalized for five days at the St…Details
On the 23-06-12 at around 9.00 am a male assailant entered a Convenience Store in Ascot Vale and demanded cash from staff threatening that he was armed with a gun and left after being given a sum of money. On the 27-06-12 at around 12.00 noon it is suspected that the same male assailant entered…Details
On the 26-06-12 two armed assailants in their twenties entered a Chinese Restaurant in Wantirna and threatened patrons and staff with guns before stealing money from them. A number of patrons were terrorized as well as the restaurant’s owners and their staff. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery or other serious…Details
On the 27-06-12 at around 11.30 pm a twenty-one-year-old male victim of a serious physical assault and robbery was found in Ascot Vale suffering from a fractured skull and stab wounds and transported to the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Three men have since been arrested by police. If you have been the victim of a physical…Details
On the 14-06-12 at around 4.30 pm a twenty-five-year-old woman was walking home from the Broadmeadows Railway Station when she was indecently assaulted three times by a male assailant in his twenties riding a BMX bike and who fled on his bike after the victim screamed for help. If you have been the victim of…Details
On the 22-06-12 at around 5.00 pm a male assailant in his thirties armed with a knife threatened the Security Guard at the Cancer Clinic car park stealing cash from the parking booth before driving out. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work or other serious crime call Victims…Details
On the 19-06-12 at around 6.10 pm a male wearing a stocking over his head threatened the Carlton North Bottle Shop Assistant with a baton before stealing cash from the register and fleeing. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance…Details
In June 2012 a twelve-year-old girl alighted from a tram in Ascot Vale and began walking home when a male of African appearance aged in his twenties walked up behind he and attempted to grab her on two separate occasions before assaulting her but she managed to escape after striking the assailant to the face.…Details
On the 20-06-12 at around 1.00pm a male in his twenties stalked two girls at the Macleod Shopping Centre and then followed them through school grounds coming with meters of the girls and exposing his chest. If you have been the victim of stalking or other serious crimes call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation…Details
On the 18-06-12 at around 8.55pm a forty-three-year-old man was walking home across a footbridge in Greensborough carrying groceries from shopping when a male assailant wearing a balaclava jumped him from behind and produced a gun and stole the victim’s mobile phone before fleeing. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery or other…Details
On the 17-06-12 at around 12.20 am a thirty-eight-year-old female was walking home when she had her handbag snatched from her causing her to fall to the ground by two male assailants wearing hoodies who then stole the cash from her handbag. If you have been the victim of an aggravated robbery call Victims of…Details
On the 09-06-12 a fifty-one-year-old woman walking along a street in Noble Park was pushed to the ground by a male assailant who then attempted to sexually assault her. The assailant was distracted by a passing motor vehicle at which time the victim ceased the opportunity to flee. If you have been the victim of…Details
On the 18-06-12 at around 11.20 pm two masked assailants armed with meat cleavers ran into the Vermont South supermarket and terrorized cashier staff before fleeing with money from the cash draws. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work or other serious crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling &…Details
On the 17-06-12 a fourteen-year-old footballer alleged being physically assaulted by the Goal Umpire during an under sixteens match in Oak Park. The football match was abandoned and the victim was treated by ambulance paramedics. If you have been the victim of a physical assault or similar crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation…Details
On the 17-06-12 at around midnight two stolen motor vehicles pulled up beside a taxi in Sunshine and between four and six assailants wearing balaclavas and armed with baseball bats and golf clubs attacked the taxi and stole money from the taxi driver. Within ninety minutes four more similar incidents occurred with a taxi driver…Details
On the 16-06-12 a forty-four-year-old male was walking along a footpath in Rowville when a motor vehicle stopped beside him and an argument arose with two known males from the motor vehicle and who proceeded to physically assault the victim and he was subsequently transported by ambulance to the Dandenong Hospital and treated for serious…Details
On the 16-06-12 at around 7.00 pm a masked male assailant entered the Carlton North Milk Bar in Rathdowne Street and threatened the female shop assist with a knife demanding cash and cigarettes as well as the victim’s mobile phone. The terrified victim handed over the items and the assailant then fled the store. If…Details
On the 16-06-12 at around 10.30 am four armed assailants with knives and wearing balaclavas entered the Coles Supermarket in Port Melbourne and threatened supermarket and bakery staff with the weapons before stealing cash and fleeing in a stolen motor vehicle. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery or other serious crime…Details
On the 25-05-12 at around 6.00 pm a male assailant in his sixties approached a female employee at the Kyneton Supermarket and after commenting on her appearance proceeded to indecently assaulted her. If you have been the victim of a sexual assault or other serious crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for…Details