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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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Download DVD booklet (PDF, 144KB)
Read the video transcript:
Transcript (DOC, 87Kb)
Transcript (PDF, 44Kb)
This guide is designed for victims support groups to support the use of the Justice Journey Information about going to court information sheet series below. It contains additional information that will help workers explain concepts or court processes; issues the worker should be aware of that may impact on the client; suggested court preparation plans; and references for additional resources and support. It is intended that the support person give a copy of the relevant information sheet/s to the client, and then walk through it with them using the information in the guide to assist in explaining the relevant processes to the client. Each section corresponds to an information sheet, which is identified at the beginning of the section.
NOTE: The guide and information sheets above can be used as a stand-alone resource or alongside the DVD Justice Journey – Information for victims of crime about going to court in NSW.
Supplementary sheets for the Justice Journey Court Preparation Guide.(2pp A4 sheets)
Court processes: Local Court Hearings (PDF 247KB)
Court processes: District and Supreme Court Trials (PDF 254KB)
The courtroom: Local Court (PDF 431KB)
The courtroom: District and Supreme Courts (PDF 458KB)
The CCTV room (PDF 374KB)
What to expect at court (PDF 271KB)
Giving evidence (PDF 27KB)
Taking care of yourself (PDF 251KB)
Sentencing (PDF 265Kb)