Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal

Safety Related Expenses Information Sheet


From 1 July 2010, the Victims of Crimes Assistance Act 1996 was amended to include a category of financial assistance for safety-related expenses actually and reasonably incurred, or reasonably likely to be incurred in the future, by a primary victim as a direct result of an act of violence. Financial assistance for safety-related expenses is only available to primary victims.

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