The NSW Department of Justice is conducting a review of the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 (NSW) to determine whether the policy objectives of the Act remain valid and whether the terms of the Act remain appropriate for securing those objectives.
This review is required by section 119 of the Act.
Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 (NSW)
The Act legislates the Charter of Victims Rights and establishes the Victims Support Scheme to provide financial and practical support to victims of violent crime. The Act commenced on 3 June 2013.
View the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013 on the NSW Legislation website.
The policy objectives of the Act include the following:
You can find out more about the Charter of Victims Rights and the Victims Support Scheme on the Victims Services and Support section of the Department of Justice website.
Victims Rights and Support Act Statutory Review Report
Submissions are arranged in alphabetical order of the organisation or individual by whom they were submitted.