Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (VOCAT)
4th May 2017
The VOCAT can only offer victims of the worst crimes, with the worst outcomes, up to $10,000 for any grief, distress, trauma or injury.
20th Apr 2017
Recent compensation settlements involving the families of pedestrians killed by a wall collapse highlight a rarely used avenue of compensation: claims under the Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic).
30th Mar 2017
A recent Victorian decision which provides that up to $20,000 extra for lost earnings is available to victims of transport accidents where the conduct involved a crime.