On the 24-04-12 at around 11.00 am a seventy-four-year-old female and a seventy-eight-year-old male were physically assaulted by two men aged in their thirties and forties over a car park at a Preston Shopping Centre with the adult male sustaining a broken arm and treated at the Austin Hospital. If you have been the victim…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 05-05-12 at around 11.30 am a motor vehicle stalled on Ballarat Road in Deer Park resulting in an altercation with the driver of a rear vehicle who then left the scene and promptly returned with several armed assailants who proceeded to smash the windows of the stalled vehicle with the forty-year-old driver locking…Details
On the 05-05-12 a forty-four-year-old Burwood man was arrested for some recent thirty aggravated burglaries and burglaries at churches in Greensborough, Moonee Ponds, Heidelberg North, Melbourne, Essendon, Doncaster, Burwood, Preston, Mitcham, Dandenong, Glen Waverley and Coburg. If you have been the victim of an aggravated burglary or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling &…Details
On the 03-05-12 at around 9.10 am a masked male assailant armed with a gun entered a pharmacy on Point Nepean Road in Blairgowrie and demanded cash and drugs from staff and fled soon after being given cash. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work call Victims of Crime…Details
On the 04-05-12 at around 1.00 am police were called to a home in Horsham and when police entered the house they were threatened by a male assailant with a samurai sword. The police deployed capsicum spray and later arrested the assailant. If you have been the victim of crime while at work call Victims…Details
On the 04-05-12 at around 8.15 am a twenty-four-year-old female was on her mobile phone in Clayton when she was grabbed from behind and indecently assaulted at which time she managed to scream and the male assailant ran off. On the previous day, 03-05-12, a twenty-year-old female was grabbed from behind and lifted off the…Details
On the 04-05-12 at around 9.00 pm two male assailants entered a licensed premises in Hamlyn Heights and threatened staff with a knife demanding cash which was handed over and they then fled. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for…Details
On the 04-05-12 police found the body of a twenty-one-year-old Bundoora female in the Darebin Creek and later that day charged a forty-eight-year-old Reservoir female with murder. If you or your family have been the victim of crime contact Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on 1800 000 055 or complete our enquire…Details
On the 08-02-12 at around 10.45 pm a female assailant aged in her forties and armed with a knife entered a convenience store in the Melbourne CBD and demanded money from a shop assistant who refused her demands and she then fled. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work…Details
On the 18-03-12 at around 12.30 am a taxi driver picked up four men at the Lalor Train Station and as they were travelling through Fitzroy one of the men pulled on the hand brake while another struck the taxi driver to his head with a bottle before stealing his mobile phone and fleeing. If…Details
On the 29-04-12 at around 3.30 pm a nineteen-year-old female was waiting at a bus stop in Churchill when a male assailant in his mid thirties stopped his four wheel drive motor vehicle and produced a star picket and demanded that she get into his motor vehicle before she managed to run for help. If…Details
On the 30-04-12 at around 12.20 pm a male assailant entered the St. Albans Bottle Shop with a large knife and demanded money from the two shop assistants. The assailant then grabbed money from the till at which time a scuffle ensued and the assailant fled provided assistance by a female accomplice. If you have…Details
On the 01-05-12 at around 10.50 pm a twenty-seven-year-old male from Brunswick was left at the Western Hospital suffering gun shot wounds to the groin and was then transferred to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a critical condition. If you have been the victim of a crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services…Details
On the 17-02-12 at around 1.20 am two male assailants entered the Lilydale McDonalds Restaurant and proceeded to seriously physically assault two customers in an unprovoked attack. If you have been the victim of physical assault or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on 1800 000 055 or make an…Details
On the 23-04-12 at around 8.00 am a male offender exposed himself to two teenage girls waiting for a bus in Montrose. On the 24-04-12 at around 7.30 am a teenage girl was walking in Mooroolbark when the male offender who was hiding behind a tree exposed himself to her and she then ran to…Details
In January 2012 a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by four people, who have been arrested, at a party in Altona Meadows and the incident was then uploaded onto the internet. If you have been the victim of sexual assault or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on…Details
Between the 21-03-12 and the 13-04-12 there have been eight robberies in the vicinity of the Albion Railway Station and police have now interviewed nine people in relation to the robberies. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on…Details
On the 15-10-11 at around 8:40 pm two male assailants armed with a knife and a golf club entered the Abbotsford IGA Supermarket and jumped the front counter threatening a staff member and attempted open the cash register before fleeing. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work call Victims…Details
On the 30-04-12 at around 11.45 pm the male assailant was attempting to break in to a motor vehicle in Braybrook during which time he was confronted by several men and a struggle then ensued during and a victim sustained numerous stab wounds to his head and abdomen before the assailant fled. If you have…Details
On the 30-01-12 just after 1.00 pm the victim was at Birrarung Marr Park when the assailant verbally abused him and as the victim went to walk away the assailant grabbed him and spun him around and punched him to the face. If you have been the victim of physical assault or similar crime call…Details