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Victims Access Line (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) 1800 633 063
Assists victims making a victim impact statement in the local, district or supreme court. Topics covered include:
What is a victim impact statement
Who can prepare a victim impact statement
When should a victim impact statement be prepared
What information should be in a victim impact statement
Where to obtain help in preparing a victim impact statement
Sentencing Information Package (PDF 288KB)(20pp A4 booklet)
Jointly produced by the Victims Service, Criminal Law Review and the NSW Sentencing Council to assist victims of crime in understanding the sentencing process.
Note: This document is currently being updated to reflect
changes to the criminal justice system that were approved by NSW Parliament in
Oct 2017 and are taking effect from late 2017 through 2018. For more information about these changes and
how they affect victims go to: www.justice.nsw.gov.au/reforms