Last updated 12 September 2018. This chapter is currently under review.

click to download a pdf of this chapterThe Victims of Crime Assistance Act
Charter of Victims’ Rights
Financial Assistance to Victims of Crime
Act of Violence Defined
Victim Categories
Types of Financial Assistance Available
Eligibility Criteria for Financial Assistance
Accessing other Options First
Transitional Provisions
Applying for Victims of Crime Financial Assistance
Protection for Victims and Witnesses at Court
Victim Impact Statements
Other Services Available for Victims of Crime

In Queensland, victims of violent crime are given protection, information, assistance and support under a number of Acts including the: