A free service for adult and child victims of family violence is available through the Safe at Home program.
The scheme for Criminal Injuries Compensation is regulated by the Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1976 (Tas) (VOCA Act). The government makes payments to acknowledge the pain and suffering of a victim of crime, and compensate for loss of income or expenses that are the result of the criminal conduct. It is also possible to sue the person who committed the crime, if they
Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
Phone: (03) 6223 2500
Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc
Victims Support Services is part of the Department of Justice and began operation on 1 July 2001. The Unit is dedicated to victims of crime.
Organisation Address: 110 Collins St, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
Phone: 1300 135 513
Web Address: http://www.justice.tas.gov.au/victims
Link Owner: Department of Justice
In Tasmania you have 3 years from the date of the offence to lodge a claim for Victims of Crime Assistance. This time can be extended in “special circumstances,” i.e. if there has been family violence. If you were a child at the time of the offence, an application must be lodged within three years of reaching the age of
Phone: 1800 682 468
Link Owner: Women's Legal Service Tasmania
SASS is a Hobart-based, free and confidential support service for people of all ages who have been affected by any form of sexual violence.
Organisation Address: 34 Patrick Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia
Phone: 1800 697 877
Web Address: https://www.sass.org.au/
Link Owner: Sexual Assault Support Service