We are part of the NSW Department of Attorney General and Justice. We provide support and information for victims of crime.
You can use our website to find out how to access counselling and financial assistance and your rights as a victim.
Our Justice Journey section will help you navigate through the justice process. Find out what to do when a crime is committed, and all about going to court as a witness.
A new Victims Support Scheme has been now been introduced.
View Online Video of the Commissioner of Victims Rights talking about the changes or read the Transcript.
You can also read FAQ'S about the new Scheme.
- Media impacts on victim of crime - results of research by Colmar Brunton launched at Victims of Crime National Conference in Adelaide 27 September 2013.
- On 16 August 2013 the Victims Rights & Support Amendment Regulations 2013 came into effect. The Regulation sets out that appeals lodged under the old victims compensation scheme are to be dealt with under the provisions of the repealed Victims Support and Rehabilitation Act 1996
- The University of NSW and Victims Services are conducting a survey of victim participation in NSW court processes. For further details and to participate in the online survey click here
Counselling to help you recover from crime.
The new victims support scheme provides assistance to victims at the time they need it most.
The Charter of Victims Rights protects victims. Find out about your rights.
We can help you navigate through the justice process. If you are going to court, our video may help you.
Look here for definition of words and phrases you may hear in your justice journey.
The media plays a crucial role in ensuring the voices of victims are heard.
Games and activities to help children who are going to Court
An online database of significant victim research.