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Victims Services administers the Specialist Victims Register. If you are on the Register, you can be notified of certain changes concerning a forensic patient.
If you are registered, we will tell you if the forensic patient:
Leading up to a Tribunal, you will be told about:
You will be notified if the Tribunal makes an order to apprehend and detain a forensic patient who has breached their leave or release conditions, and general reasons for any decision about leave or release.
You can be added to the Register if you are a victim or family victim of a forensic patient where:
A family victim is a member of the immediate family of a homicide victim.
Any agency or individual can refer you to our team or you can apply directly.
02 Sep 2021
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.