Victims Services

Victims Access Line 1800 633 063, Aboriginal Contact Line 1800 019 123 (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm)

Funeral and forensic cleaning expenses

Funeral expenses

The Victims Support Scheme covers the cost of arranging a funeral on behalf of a family member of a homicide victim up to $9,500.

Funeral directors may apply on behalf of the family member, or family members may apply directly.

For more information, see Funeral Expenses.

Forensic cleaning service providers

Under the Victims Support Scheme, service providers can apply for forensic cleaning expenses relating to a homicide that occurred in NSW.

The maximum amount that can be considered for forensic cleaning related expenses is $5,000.

For more information see Forensic cleaning.

Last updated:

06 Sep 2021

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