You can apply for an internal review if you disagree with a decision that you have received in regard to an application for victims support under the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013.
An internal review is a fresh look at a decision made by a delegate of the Commissioner.
This may be in relation to your claim for:
The internal review is undertaken by a different delegate than the one who made the initial decision.
You have 90 days after the day you were given notice of the decision to lodge a complete application for internal review.
You will be notified about the outcome of your application within 42 days after you lodge your complete application.
Please fill out the internal review form (PDF , 109.3 KB). Your application must include the reasons why you disagree with the decision.
You may provide further supporting information after lodging your application for an internal review, but this must be provided before the 90 day period ends.
Commissioner of Victims Rights
Locked Bag 5118
PARRAMATTA NSW 2124
If you are unhappy with the internal review in relation to your application for Recognition Payment you may lodge an appeal to the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT).
Level 10, John Maddison Tower
86-90 Goulburn Street
Sydney NSW 2000
18 Aug 2021
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