Information about the type of financial assistance available to victims of violent crime including what expenses may be covered and other financial assistance schemes.
Information about the amount of financial assistance available to victims of violent crime.
Information about the different victim categories as defined for the purpose of applying for financial assistance.
Information for victims of violent crime on how to apply for financial assistance, including who can and can’t apply, the application process and time limits for applying.
Processing of financial assistance applications, including initial assessments, interim payments, final decisions and payments, processing timeframes, and how to appeal a decision.
To provide information about changing, withdrawing or cancelling an application for financial assistance.
Victims LinkUp is an information and referral service for victims of crime.
To contact Victims LinkUp you can:
- complete the request victim assist information online form
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- call 1300 546 587 (Monday–Friday, 8.30am–5pm, not including public holidays).
For a free interpreting service, call 13 14 50.
Contact the National Translator and Interpreter Service on 13 14 50.
Hearing impaired assistance
Please contact us through the National Relay Service:
TTY users phone 13 36 77 (no additional call charges apply)
Speak and listen (speech-to-speech relay) users phone 1300 555 727
Internet relay users connect to the National Relay Service.