On the 18-04-12 at around 2.00 pm a male assailant entered a Clothing Store in Northcote and threatened the female shop assistant with a screw driver and demanded cash. On the 16-04-12 at around 2.00 pm a male assailant entered a Tanning Salon in Heidelberg and approached the counter and produced a knife and demanded…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 09-03-12 at around 12.30 am a male victim was followed off a tram by two male assailants who confronted him and asked him for his wallet and phone and when he refused the assailants physically assaulted him and he sustained a broken nose and lacerations. If you have been the victim of crime…Details
On the 18-04-12 at around 10.15am a sixty-seven-year-old female driver had her motor vehicle kicked by a male on a scooter who then cut her off and shortly afterwards confronted her at a roundabout and punched her to the face through her open window before fleeing. If you have been the victim of a Road…Details
On the 08-04-12 sometime between 2.00 and 4.00 am there were two aggravated burglaries in the same street in Parkdale. In the first aggravated burglary a couple were asleep with their four-week-old baby when their home was broken into through the back door and a computer, camera and handbag stolen. In the second incident a…Details
On the 03-04-12 at around 11.30 pm the male assailant entered the Broadford Police Station enquiring about the location of a female when an altercation ensued with a police officer who was punched multiple times before he used capsicum spray and the assailant fled. If you have been the victim of crime while at work,…Details
On the 13-04-12 at around 9.15 pm a thirty-seven-year-old female victim was grabbed from behind around her neck and had a knife put to her throat as the male assailant attempted to drag her away from Johnson Street down Gore Street in Fitzroy. The victim screamed and the assailant then fled and she sustained only…Details
On the 31-03-12 at around 4.15 am a female was sitting on a park bench in the Edinburgh Gardens with her bike when the assailant approached her. The victim soon became nervous and tried to walk off and the male then exposed himself. The victim the attempted to flee but the assailant grabbed her and…Details
On the 03-04-12 at around 1.30 am a mattress was set alight by several assailants and then thrown towards the front door of a house in Oleander Street in Doveton before fleeing. If you have been the victim of arson or similar crime call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on 1800…Details
On the 29-03-12 at around 2.50 pm a male assailant in his thirties rammed the motor vehicle of a sixty-one-year-old victim in Evans Street Brunswick before punching him to the face and then applying a taser to the victim’s face and chest. The assailant fled the scene when a bystander noticed the incident and the…Details
On the afternoon of the 27-03-12 a male assailant entered the Pharmacy and the Bakery in Mahogany Drive and asked for money. The shop assistants refused to hand over any money and the assailant left. The assailant returned a short time later disguised and armed with a meat cleaver and a box cutter. The thirty-four-year-old…Details
On the 31-03-12 at around 12.45 am a gang of up to twelve males of Islander descent carrying garden stakes physically assaulted at random six young people outside Ha Pennys Hotel. Two of the victims were treated at the Frankston Hospital and one victim sustained a broken ankle. If you have been the victim of…Details
On the 01-04-12 at around 10.15 pm a forty-six-year-old male motorist was leaving the Caltex Service Station after filling his motor vehicle with petrol when he came into contact with the male assailant who stabbed the victim to the back of his head with a broken bottle before fleeing. The victim sustained major lacerations and…Details
On the 02-04-12 at around 7.00 pm a twenty-one-year-old male victim was seriously assaulted with a broken bottle and stabbed to the face and sustained significant facial injuries at the Frankston Railway Station. If you have been the victim of a physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on 1800…Details
On the 21-03-12 at around 3:30 am a male of Asian appearance in his twenties wearing fishnet stockings and a black corset exposed himself to passing motorists on Gilbert Road in Reservoir. The police soon arrived and the assailant fled. If you have been the victim of an indecent assault or similar crime call Victims…Details
On the 31-03-12 at around 12.30 am a twenty-two-year-old motorist was chased for over five kilometres around Heidelberg by a Holden Utility until he stopped in traffic at which time the assailants damaged his bonnet and windscreen and driver’s side window causing him to sustain minor abrasions. If you have been the victim of Road…Details
On the 08-04-12 at around 9.30 pm in Bendigo a nineteen-year-old female stabbed a forty-one-year-old male in the chest, puncturing his lung, and who was rushed to hospital.
Victims of physical assault or similar should immediately call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services on 1800 000 055 or complete our enquiry form.
On the 09-04-12 at around 2.15 am one assailant armed with a firearm entered the service station in Reservoir and pointed the gun at the shop attendant and demanded money while a second assailant waited outside. The attendant opened the till and the assailant took the money and fled. If you have been the victim…Details
On the 06-04-12 just after 12.00 midnight four assailants surrounded a twenty-year-old student near the Art Gallery on St. Kilda Road and threatened to harm him before stealing his carry bag. Police promptly arrived on the scene and arrested the four assailants. If you have been the victim of crime such as an aggravated robbery…Details
On the 12-03-12 at around 10.30 am two male assailants entered a home in Wyndham Vale and one assailant threatened the victim with a firearm while the other stole cash and a motor vehicle. If you have been the victim of crime such as an aggravated robbery or physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling…Details
On the 31-03-12 at around 1.30 am the two male victims were sitting in their motor vehicle waiting at a red light in Heidelberg when they were approached by the two male assailants and after a confrontation the assailants stole their motor vehicle and later set it alight. If you have been the victim of…Details