Victims of crime may be eligible for crime compensation and other support services if:
- You are the victim and have been directly injured as the result of a crime
- You have suffered either physically or psychologically by the crime
- The crime was reported to police and you have a police statement
- The crime was committed in the last two years in Australia*
- You are related to a victim of crime
Crimes that have impacted victims may include : physical assault, sexual assault, sexual abuse, domestic violence, domestic abuse, family violence, armed robbery, violent robbery, aggravated burglary, child abuse, rape, indecent assault, home invasion, stalking, threats to kill, workplace assault, murder, culpable driving, dangerous driving, road rage, breach of an intervention order or any other violent crime. Matters such as childhood sexual abuse and ongoing domestic violence may have occurred beyond the past two years*.