Victims of crimes

Report

29 Apr 2019
58

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.

Report

5 Apr 2019
66

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.

Infographic

1 Feb 2019
27

According to the Global Peace Index 2018 New Zealand is ranked 2nd safest country in the world after Iceland. This infographic contains such statistics and is a summary of crime victimisations recorded by police for the year ending December 2018.

Discussion paper

9 Dec 2018
25

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...

Report

25 Oct 2018
36

In its advice to government, the Council makes eight recommendations for reform to restitution and compensation orders in Victoria. This advice follows a request by the Attorney-General for the Council to examine whether restitution and compensation orders should become sentencing orders or remain as orders...

Report

19 Oct 2018
213

This paper recommends that victims of crime be given the right to instruct the DPP to seek leave to appeal sentences that they find unjustly lenient. The primary goal of this reform is to address community concern that the judiciary is out-of-touch with community standards,...

Report

19 Sep 2018
3

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....

Audio

19 Jul 2018
10

The Tasmanian government is arguing that people who suffer emotional abuse and intimidation - rather than physical violence - should not be eligible for victims of crime compensation.

Commentary

28 Jun 2018
28

The royal commission has shown how institutions can rebuild their relationships with the children in their care.

Report

20 Jun 2018
40

Both crime victim survey data and recorded crime data suggest that the victimisation rate for domestic and family violence has declined in NSW over the time period examined.

Discussion paper

28 May 2018
55

The federal government has released for public consultation two draft proposals that would provide victims of crime with access to a perpetrator’s superannuation in certain circumstances.

Report

14 Mar 2018
74

Analyses the trends in the rates of annual recorded incidents of ten categories of property and violent crime for the period 1990 to 2017 in New South Wales.

Discussion paper

13 Mar 2018
74

This issues and options paper forms part of the review of restitution and compensation orders in Victoria.

Guide

8 Jan 2018
38

This plain language guide to the criminal justice system aims to show what help is available, from the time a crime occurs right through to after the court case has concluded.

It also provides information about support services available, including where to go for...

Discussion paper

20 Dec 2017
16

This issues paper has been released for public consultation, examining the key issues related to the early release of superannuation benefits under compassionate grounds and severe financial hardship grounds. The paper also examines whether, and the circumstances in which, an offender’s superannuation assets should be...

Statistics

28 Sep 2017
25

The number of offences recorded by police in Victoria in the year to 30 June 2017 was 533,194. This is down 0.6% from 536,287 offences recorded in the same period last year.

Discussion paper

31 Aug 2017
94

This VLRC supplementary consultation paper has been released for public comment, following an update to the commission's terms of reference.

Report

12 Jul 2017
297

This inaugural report of the Community Safety Trustee sets out the new approach and covers the five key elements of the Community Safety Statement: reducing harm, increased connection to the community, putting victims first, holding offenders to account and improving Victoria Police capability culture and...

Report

7 Jul 2017
2

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...

Report

23 May 2017
65

This study aimed to find whether the Safer Pathway program is more effective in reducing domestic violence related offences (e.g. physical assault, threats of physical assault, intimidation) than the conventional response to such offences.

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