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
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 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
On the 17-03-12 and again on the 24-03-12 a female assailant entered the room of a resident of the Frankston Retirement Village and on the first occasion stole money and on the second occasion was confronted by the resident and fled. If you have been the victim of crime such as an aggravated burglary or…Details
On the 25-03-12 at around 3.00 am around thirty people were involved in a racial confrontation and as police went to intervene they were attacked with iron bars and bottles and required backup from Mildura and Swan Hill. If you have been the victim of crime while at work, such as a physical assault, call…Details
On the 27-03-12 the sixty-year-old female victim went to stop a group arguing at the railway station in Sunshine when she was stabbed and sustained serious injuries. A female in her twenties was later arrested. If you have been the victim of physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services for assistance on…Details
On the 27-03-12 at around 9.30 pm a motor cyclist was on the side of the road on his mobile phone when he was dragged of his motor bike and physically assaulted and robbed. If you have been the victim of crime such as an aggravated robbery or physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling…Details
On the 02-04-12 at around 2.50 pm an elderly female victim in her seventies was taking money out of an ATM when she was ‘zapped’ from behind causing her to fall to her knees with a male then taking her money and fleeing into a nearby car park. If you have been the victim of…Details
On the 17-03-12 at around 2.00 pm at a school fete in Canterbury a male between forty to fifty years of age exposed himself to a group of young girls in the doorway of the change rooms. Victims of indecent exposure, sexual assault or similar crimes should immediately call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation…Details
On the 20-03-12 during the mid afternoon a female victim withdrew money from an ATM in Murrumbeena which was then stolen by a male assailant who was later apprehended by police If you have been the victim of crime such as an aggravated robbery or physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services…Details
On the 20-03-12 at around 12.00 noon two assailants broke into a house in Bentleigh and stabbed a male victim who sustained serious injuries. The assailants were later apprehended and charged. If you have been the victim of crime such as an aggravated burglary or physical assault call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services…Details
On the 26-03-12 at around 3.00 pm two male assailants stabbed a motorist in East Bentleigh after following him as the result of a driving disagreement. The victim was treated in hospital for minor injuries. If you have been the victim of crime such as a Road Rage incident or physical assault call Victims of…Details
On the 01-04-12 at around 7.15 pm two armed male assailants entered a business premises on Wyndham Street Shepparton and demanded cash from staff from a register before fleeing with the cash. If you have been the victim of crime while at work, such as an armed robbery, call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation…Details
Recently a male patient at the Mercy Hospital threatened staff and damaged property before being restrained by police. Similar incidents have been reported at other hospitals including the Northern, Austin and Royal Women’s Hospitals. If you have been the victim of crime while at work, such as a physical assault, call Victims of Crime Counselling…Details
On the 01-04-12 just before midnight the thirty-two-year-old male victim was walking from the Albion Train Station along Sydney Road on his way home when he was approached by three males of African appearance who threatened to harm him with a knife and demanded his mobile. The victim gave the assailants his mobile and was…Details
On the evening of the 24-03-12 five teenagers left a party in Essendon and were walking towards a fast food store when they were approached by a gang of unknown men of African appearance who threatened to harm them and demanded their mobile phones. If you have been the victim of crime such as an…Details
On the night of the 11-03-12 a twenty-seven-year-old man was the victim of an armed robbery with a knife in a Carnegie street perpetrated by two teenage assailants who slashed the victim to his back. The assailants have been apprehended. Victims of armed robbery should immediately call Victims of Crime Counselling & Compensation Services on…Details