The rate of rape increased by 12.5 per cent, in 2011/12, in the city of Glen Eira. The rate of rape increased from the rate in 2010/11, while all other crimes to the person have reduced in prevalence. The total crimes to a person in Glen Eira decreased by 10.9 per cent during this period. Rape…Details
On Sunday the 21-04-13 at around 4.30 am a thirty-year-old female was asleep at the Melton Motor Inn when the male offender broke into her room and raped her. The offender is described as being aged from his late twenties to his mid thirties with straight hair and medium build and with an olive complexion.…Details
On Friday the 02-11-12 at around 4.30 pm fifty-five-year-old female had a conversation with a male while travelling on a Burwood tram. The two got off the tram together and walked towards the Burwood Cemetery where the male proceeded to sexually assault her. The assailant was described as being in his early thirties and of…Details
On the 06-11-12 at around 5.00 am a female was asleep at her home in Fitzroy when a thirty-two-year-old male allegedly broke into her home and sexually assaulted her. The assailant was recently arrested and charged with aggravated burglary and rape and will appear at the Melbourne Magistrates Court. If you have been the victim…Details
In the 2011-2012 Victoria Police recorded more than 8300 cases of rape and sexual assault. According to data from the Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault CASA) only one in six women attacked report it to authorities. This would suggest that there are around 50,000 victims of rape and sexual assault in Victoria…Details
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics fewer than 20% of rapes are reported and since 1993 fewer than 3% ended with a criminal conviction. Rape in the vast majority of cases is committed by a person known to the victim. A government survey in 2000 found that 59% of women and 25% of men in Australia…Details
A forty-four-year-old male Taxi Driver was charged with raping a twenty-three-year-old female in Bendigo on the 21-10-12. It is alleged that the taxi driver picked up the female victim in the Bendigo CBD on early Sunday morning and on the way to her home the taxi driver stopped at a car park and raped her.…Details
226 people were sentenced for rape between 2003/04 and 2007/08.
81% of offenders received a period of imprisonment.
Offenders aged over forty years were more likely to be imprisoned.
Average period of incarceration for all offences was around 5 years and ranged from 2 to 26 years.
Statistics provided by the Sentencing Advisory Council.
In the first 2-3 hours after assault. 1. Physical shaking, trembling and shock. 2. Scared, worried, terrified and confused. After this initial period. 1. Symptoms of depression, exhaustion and restlessness, together with post traumatic stress disorder. Medium to long term effects. 1. Heightened fear, anger, anxiety, guilt, self blame, loss of trust, flashbacks and…Details