This is the official Victorian Government website for people affected by crime.

Get free information and support to help you manage the effects of crime and guide you through the legal process.

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Call or text the Victims of Crime Helpline to:

  • get advice about reporting a crime

  • find other services that can help you

  • get information about your rights

  • get information about how courts work

  • get help applying for compensation and financial assistance.

Open  8am -11pm, 7 days a week

Call   1800 819 817

Text   0427 767 891

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Colin Earl Graham - Award of compensation made

An award of damages has been made to prisoner Colin Earl Graham - Victims of the criminal acts of Colin Earl Graham should contact the Victims of Crime Helpline for more information.

Bourke Street tragedy – Get support

If you were injured during the Bourke Street tragedy or you witnessed it, The Victorian Government’s Victims of Crime Helpline is available to help you. Call 1800 819 817.