Victims of crimes

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Victims of crime services
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Victims’ voices: the justice needs and experiences of New Zealand serious crime victims

Decades of international research show that many crime victims feel sidelined, unheard, and let down by a justice system that is more focussed on offenders than victims. This report presents the findings of research on the justice experiences and needs of 32 victims of serious...
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Community-based approaches to sexual offender reintegration

This research aims to contribute towards building an evidence base about community-based reintegration programs in order to inform the development and operation of community-based reintegration programs for sexual offenders, and thus to enhance community safety.
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Online fraud victimisation in Australia: risks and protective factors

To gain a better understanding of online consumer fraud, the AIC worked with the ACCC to compare a matched sample of victims and non-victims. This study aimed to identify and quantify the factors that make some individuals more vulnerable to consumer fraud than others. The...
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Scars of survival: gun violence and barriers to reparation in the USA

Gun violence in the USA is a human rights crisis. Over half a million people died of gunshot injuries between 2001 and 2017 and a further 1.3 million people sustained firearm-related injuries. This report focuses on the survivors of gun violence – many of whom...
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Targeting scams: report of the ACCC on scams activity 2018

The ACCC's 10th annual Targeting Scams report highlights the increasing harm of scams to the Australian community. This report seeks to inform the public about scams and identify emerging trends and techniques used by scammers to extract money and personal information from their victims.
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Predicting online fraud victimisation in Australia

This report examines the differences between victims of online fraud and those who shop or socialise online but are not victimised. The objective was to isolate those critical personal and behavioural indicators that make some individuals more vulnerable to online fraud than others.
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Review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996: report

This report completes the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 (Vic) (VOCAA) as required in response to both the first and supplementary terms of reference provided by the Attorney-General on 22 December 2016, and 7 July 2017, respectively.
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Victims of crime reform: discussion paper

The main purpose of this discussion paper is to consider how the Territory’s financial assistance scheme can be improved to better support victims of violent crimes. The paper also looks at other potential reforms for victims, including the possibility of introducing victim-offender conferencing for adult...
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Policing domestic violence: a review of the evidence

Findings contained in this research report indicate that police can influence the likelihood of further violence, victim satisfaction and wellbeing, and criminal justice outcomes for people involved in domestic violence cases.
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Physical violence and property crime reported by people with and without disability in New South Wales 2002–2015

Exposure to violence is damaging to people's personal health and wellbeing and can limit their social, civic and economic participation in society. We know that people with disabilities are more likely to witness and be the victims of violence, including violent criminal acts, than their...