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Victims Services - Helping victims of crime in NSW (PDF, 83kb)(DL pamphlet) Accessible version (PDF, 113Kb)
Provides information about 'Victims Services' the organisation, and the services it offers.
(DL pamphlet)Accessible version (PDF, 132Kb)
How will police deal with a young person who has committed a crime under the Young Offenders Act 1997 explaining actions the police may take, such as warnings, cautions and conferencing, available support services and whether you may entitled to financial assistance.
Have you been convicted of an offence? You may have to pay restitution (PDF, 115kb)(DL pamphlet)Accessible version (PDF, 113Kb)
When a victim of a crime that happened in NSW receives financial support from Victims Services under the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 the Commissioner of Victims Rights is entitled to recover money from any person who has been convicted of the criminal offence that relates to the victim's claim. This is called restitution.
Victims Registers (PDF, 98kb)(2pp A4 sheet) Provides information for victims of crime about victims registers. Information is provided about the purposes of the victims registers and the contact details of the three agencies who hold victims registers: Corrective Services NSW, the Justice Health Forensic Executive Support Unit and Juvenile Justice.
What happens when a person with a mental illness has been arrested?
What does not guilty by means of mental illness mean?
What happens after a finding of not guilty by reason of mental illness is made?
What is a forensic patient?
What is the Mental Health Review Tribunal?