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Training for support agencies

Victim Assist Queensland offers free information and training sessions to government and non-government agencies who work with victims of crime. We provide information about court support, financial assistance, the rights and needs of victims and the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 2009.

Information sessions

Topics include:

  • How Victim Assist can help victims of violent crime.
  • Victim categories and the types of financial help available.
  • Eligibility criteria for financial assistance.
  • How to help your clients apply for financial assistance.
  • The Charter of Victims’ Rights and how this may impact your agency, including

Court support training

We also offer free training to agencies that support victims of violent crime who need to go to court. This training covers:

  • court processes
  • how you can provide court support
  • assisting a client make a victim impact statement.

More information

Contact Victim Assist

Complete our online information request.

Email: victimassist@justice.qld.gov.au

Phone: 1300 546 587 (business hours)

Interpreter assistance

Phone: 13 14 50

Hearing impaired assistance

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.

Last updated
4 July 2018
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