The Victims Services Beta website is now open for public testing. Visit www.beta-victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au to learn more.
Victims Access Line 1800 633 063
Aboriginal Contact Line 1800 019 123 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)
Justice Journey - For victims of crime going to court in NSW. Available as online video and on DVD (approx 30 mins total).
This video is intended to assist victims of crime navigate the criminal justice system in NSW.
It follows three victims of crime as they report the crime and give evidence, through to the final decision of the court and sentencing of the offender.
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Read the video transcript:Transcript (webpage)Transcript (PDF, 44Kb)
When a crime is committed (PDF, 112KB)Information on reporting the crime, crime investigation, bail and property.
Your time at court (PDF, 111KB)Information on planning your day, costs, safety, court times, basic court rules, do victims need their own lawyer, meeting with the public prosecutor, when will the trial begin, How long will the trial take,dealing with the media.
Recovering from crime (PDF, 114KB)Information on how crime may affect you; ways to recover from crime; Counselling; and Community