On the 22-02-12 an adult male of Indian appearance physically assaulted two separate school girls at different times in Canterbury. At around 8.30 am the male assailant followed a school girl from a train and eventually grabbed her by the arm and she was assisted by a friend and they escaped. Shortly afterwards the same…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 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 18-04-12 at around 11.00 pm a male armed with a large knife entered a Subway Restaurant in Blackburn South and threatened staff before stealing cash from the cash register and fleeing in a while motor vehicle. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work or similar crime call…Details
On the 13-04-12 at around 4.00 am a male assailant wearing a hoodie and armed with a broken bottle entered a convenience store in Heathmont and threatened to stab the store assistant before stealing money from the till. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work or similar crime call…Details
On the 15-04-12 at around 5.00 am a masked male entered the Caltex Service Station in Ascot Vale armed with a rifle threatening staff before stealing cash and cigarettes while a second assailant stood watch outside. If you have been the victim of armed robbery while at work call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation…Details
A Police Officer was the victim of a physical assault perpetrated by a male assailant in Broadford at around 10.30 pm on the 03-04-12. The police officer responded to a knock on the door when the assailant pushed his way in and repeatedly punched the officer to the face. If you have been the victim…Details
On the 07-05-12 at around 5.50 pm a male exposed himself to passing train passengers as he stood in a clear area near a pedestrian crossing. If you have been the victim of indecent exposure or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for free, prompt and professional assistance on 1800 000…Details
A Shop Assistant was the victim of an armed robbery with a wheel brace and a knife perpetrated by a male assailant at the Mulgrave 7-Eleven Store at around 2.15 am on the 03-05-12 who stole cash and cigarettes before fleeing. If you have been the victim of an armed robbery while at work or…Details
An eighty-year-old man has been charged following an alleged sexual assault of a thirteen-year-old girl in Deer Park on the 06-05-12.
If you have been the victim of a sexual assault or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services on 1800 000 055 or complete our enquiry form at www.victimsofcrime.com.au
A nineteen-year-old female was the victim of a sexual assault perpetrated by a thirty-four-year-old male in Lalor at around 9.00 am on the 10-05-12. The assailant was arrested shortly afterwards and is in custody. If you have been the victim of a sexual assault or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services…Details
A forty-eight-year-old mother and her twenty-seven-year-old son were arrested and charged on the 09-05-12 following and armed robbery at a St. Albans bottle shop on the 30-04-12. If you have been the victim of a crime while at work call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance and advice on 1800 000 055…Details
On the 29-04-12 at around 4.40 am a twenty-seven-year-old female was walking along the St. Kilda beach when a young adult male yelled obscenities at her before grabbing her and sexually and physically assaulting her. If you have been the victim of a sexual or physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services…Details
On the 06-05-12 at around 11.00 am a man approached a thirteen-year-old girl who was playing with friends in a park and began a conversation with her before indecently assaulting her. If you have been the victim of an indecent assault or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for free, prompt…Details
On the 07-05-12 at around 7.45 pm a thirty-two-year-old woman was walking in Fitzroy when she was pushed from behind by three female assailants who demanded her hand bag and punched her to the face before fleeing with the handbag. The victim was left with serious facial injuries including possible eye damage and was treated…Details
On the 07-05-12 at around 6.00 am a twenty-one-year-old male was asleep in his home in Wodonga when he heard the back door open and was then confronted by two masked male assailants who threatened him before striking him with a hand gun. If you have been the victim of an aggravated burglary or physical…Details
On the 06-05-12 at around 7.00 pm a twenty-seven-year-old male was driving through Craigieburn when he was flagged down by a group of males standing on the roadside. The driver then stopped and was confronted by some five to six males and he was subsequently slashed to the left side of his body and later…Details
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
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