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​Publications - Indigenous

You can order any of these publications free of ch​arge.


image of Indigenous Charter brochure

(DL brochure)
Accessible version (PDF, 145Kb)

Sets out in plain English for Aboriginals who are victims of crime, the 18 rights contained in the Charter of Victims Rights and also explains what to do if the victim feels their rights under the Charter are not being met.

image of family violence brochureFamily violence (PDF, 251Kb)

(DL brochure)
Accessible version (PDF, 110Kb)

Information about family violence and how it can happen in many forms like physical, emotional, social and sexual. Details for Victims Services’ Aboriginal Contact Line and how to apply for counselling or financial support or both.

image of Aboriginal Contact Line cardAboriginal Contact Line (PDF, 188Kb)

(DL brochure)
Accessible version (PDF, 109Kb)

Information on the designated contact line for Aboriginal victims of crime.

​Information sheets

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​Victims Services Aboriginal Engagement Framework – Our commitment (PDF, 70Kb)
(1pp sheet)

The Framework contains the actions Victims Services will achieve by 2017 to ensure Aboriginal people have access to and are adequately supported by Victims Services.

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Principles of best practice for counselling Indigenous clients (PDF 147Kb)
(1pp sheet)

A set of principles developed by the Victims Services for counsellors dealing with Indigenous victims of crime.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Victims of Crime Interagency Forum Report (PDF, 173Kb)
(12pp report)

Report of an Interagency Forum held on 13 March 2001 by the Aboriginal Justice Advisory Council in partnership with the Victims of Crime Bureau.


image of Aboriginal Service Standards document Service standards for working with Aboriginal victims of crime (PDF, 648Kb)

This set of standards has been developed to ensure that the unique needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims are considered by service providers when fulfilling the obligations set out for them in the NSW Code of Practice for the Charter of Victims Rights.


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Charter of Victims Rights - Aboriginal (PDF, 270KB)
(A3 poster)

Sets out the Charter of Victims Right in plain English for Aboriginals who have been a victim of