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Loss Of Wages As A Victim Of Crime

If you are a victim of a violent crime, you may experience trauma or injury that prevents you from earning an income. However, there is support available for victims of crime who have lost their financial benefits and entitlements. The Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) supports applications for financial assistance in Victoria. VOCAT works

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What is the Role of the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal?

The Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT) supports applications for financial assistance in Victoria. VOCAT works with victims of violent crimes to assist with their recovery by paying for expenses that have been incurred. The Tribunal understands the legal challenges that victims of crime may encounter and seeks to alleviate the financial stress caused during

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Steps in the Victims of Crime Application Process

Have you been the victim of a criminal offence? When you are the victim of a crime, you may be eligible for assistance for a range of expenses, including medical bills, counselling, loss of income and more. In order to access this financial help, applicants are required to lodge an application for victim of crime

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Who Is Considered a Victim of Crime? A Definition

If you have suffered a violent attack, an armed robbery, sexual assault, or family violence, then you may be eligible for government support. The victim of crime definition covers anyone who has experienced a physical, emotional, or psychological injury, or financial loss because they have been involved in a crime. You may also be considered

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A Guide to Victims of Crime and Medical Expenses

If you have been a victim of crime, you may be eligible for compensation to help cover any medical expenses that you incur as a result of the criminal activity. Medical bills can quickly add up and it’s not fair that victims of crime need to pay for the costs of their recovery. There are

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Why You Should Claim Compensation as a Victim of Crime

Victims of crime are entitled to compensation to help manage expenses relating to their experience. If you have been the victim of a crime and you are injured, need counselling, or have lost income, you can claim for financial assistance. We take a look at the reasons why you should always claim compensation as a

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Everything You Need to Know about the Criminal Justice System

If you are a victim of crime and you are required to attend a criminal trial, you probably have lots of questions about the criminal justice system and how it will work for you. There are many steps between a crime occurring and an accused person being found guilty and sentenced. Police Investigation and Laying

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