Notice of an award of damages to a prisoner - Joel Simons

Thursday, 23 November 2023 at 12:26 am

In accordance with section 104Y of the Corrections Act 1986 notice is given that an award of damages has been made to former prisoner Joel Simons in a claim against the State of Victoria. The award money, excluding legal costs and medical expenses, has been paid into the Prisoner Compensation Quarantine Fund, where it will be held for an initial period of 12 months from 23 November 2023.

Creditors and victims in relation to criminal acts of Joel Simons are invited to seek further information from the Secretary to the Department of Justice and Community Safety. To do so, please contact the Victims Register Operations Manager, at Victim Services, Support and Reform on 1800 819 817.

Dated 23 November 2023.