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
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 violent 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 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
On the 02-07-12 at around 11.20 am a male offender aged in his thirties and wearing a hooded jacket entered the Seaford Milk Bar and threatened the female shop assistant with a knife demanding money. The terrified victim handed over a small amount of cash and the assailant fled. If you have been the victim…Details
On the 30-06-12 two young adult males boarded a bus in Meadows Heights and then refused to pay the bus fair. One of the males became aggressive and proceeded to stab the thirty-year-old Bus Driver several times to his upper left arm before the two assailants ran off and the victim was later surgically treated…Details
On the 01-07-12 at around 9.30 pm three masked male assailants threatened the Coburg Drive-In attendant with a crow bar and a machete before fleeing with cash. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for financial assistance on 1800 000 055 or make an enquiry…Details
On the 01-07-12 at around 4.30 am a shot was fired at a twenty-two-year-old male victim sitting in his motor vehicle parked in South Melbourne. The victim quickly drove off pursued by the gun man reaching speeds of up to 170 kph before the victim managed to drive to the Police Station in Narre Warren…Details
On the 30-06-12 a twenty-two-year-old male victim was seriously physically assaulted in Morwell by a known twenty-one-year-old male who has since been charged and remanded in custody while the victim was air lifted to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition. If you have been the victim of a physical assault contact Victims of…Details
On the 22-06-12 at around 2.30 pm a male offender in his twenties wearing a hoodie and a cap entered the service station in Moonee Ponds and produced an imitation gun and demanded cash from the shop assistant but fled once he was refused money. If you have been the victim of crime contact Victims…Details
On the 28-06-12 at around 12.50 pm three teenage youths were walking through a reserve in Greensborough when they were approached by six men, one of whom threatened them with an axe, and demanded their cash, mobile phones and cigarettes. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery contact Victims of Crime Counselling…Details
On the 28-06-12 at around 11.15 pm an armed male assailant entered the Glen Waverley Convenience Store and threatened the store attendant with a screw driver who then gave the assailant cash and he then fled. On the 29-06-12 at around 1.55 am the same assailant entered a Mount Waverley Convenience Store and again threatened…Details