Victims Services

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

Immediate Needs Support Package

The Immediate Needs Support Package (INSP) is a grant for victims of domestic violence only. It is intended to help pay for things you need urgently to be safe and healthy because of the violent crime. 

You may receive up to a $5,000 grant to help pay for:

  • security
  • relocation
  • furniture and household items 
  • basic clothing and toiletries.

Who can apply?

  • Primary victims of domestic violence.

For more information, see Eligibility criteria.

How long do I have to claim?

  • Within 2 years from the violent crime.
  • For children, within 2 years of turning 18 years old.

How do I apply?

Please fill out the Primary Victims form and INSP claim form (PDF , 277.9 KB).

PDF forms are also available. 

Documents required

  • A government issued ID, for example, driver’s licence, passport, Medicare card, or card issued by Centrelink.
  • Police or government/government-funded organisation report, or a medical report that provides details about what happened and shows how the violent crime has affected you.

If the violent crime was reported to Police, you do not need to send us a Police Report - just provide as much information as you can in the application form.

Optional templates to support your application

Further information

Read How to collect information to support your application (PDF , 62.6 KB).

Last updated:

21 Sep 2021

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