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Victims of Crime Service

The Victims of Crime Service was established through cooperation between the Department of Justice and Tasmanian Police to meet the needs of victims of crime in Tasmania.

The Victims of Crime Service operates within the Victims Support Service, Department of Justice.

About the Victims Crime Service

The Victims of Crime Service supports people to deal with personal and practical problems associated with the impact of crime, to allow them to regain control of their lives.

Services available include:

  • personal support, counselling and information

  • referral to appropriate community services and resources

  • information regarding the criminal justice system

  • support for people attending court

  • assistance with Victim Impact Statements

  • information and assistance with Victims of Crime Assistance applications

  • information on custody, bail and parole processes

  • advocacy for victims rights

Victims of Crime services can be arranged for people in rural and remote areas.  All services are free and confidential.

Contact the Victims of Crime Service

1300 300 238

after hours emergency

Office locations

Offices are open 8.45 - 5.00pm Mon-Fri

Burnie (03) 6477 7133

Hobart (03) 6165 7524

Launceston (03) 6777 2939