Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996: Report (html)

Appendix B: Consultations

The Commission conducted consultations with the individuals and organisations listed below.

1 Victim Assist Queensland

2 Legal Professionals—Private Practice: Johnstone & Reimer Lawyers; Sharon Lacy, Barrister; RT Legal; Ryan Carlisle Thomas Lawyers; Schembri & Co Lawyers; Tanya Lakic Lawyers; YourLawyer

3 Legal Professionals—Community Legal Centres: Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service Victoria; Darebin Community Legal Centre; InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence; knowmore; Springvale Monash Legal Service; Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service; Victoria Legal Aid; Whittlesea Community Legal Service; Women’s Legal Service Victoria; Youthlaw

4 Victim, Witness and Court Support: Child Witness Service; Court Network; Office of Public Prosecutions; Victims Assistance Program—Centacare; Victims Assistance Program—cohealth; Victims Assistance Program—Eastern Victim Assistance Program; Victims Assistance Program—Merri Health; Victims Support Agency

5 Victims of Crime Commissioner, Victoria

6 Victims’ Advocacy Organisations: Crime Victims Support Association; Victims of Crime Assistance League

7 Family Violence and Advocacy Organisations: Relationships Australia Victoria; Victorian Association for Restorative Justice Committee/ South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault; Victorian Council of Social Service

8 Victims’ Representatives—Victims of Crime Consultative Committee

9 Domestic Violence Victoria Members

10 Regional Consultation—Morwell Victim Support Agencies: Court Network; Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault; Victims Assistance Program—Windermere

11 Regional Consultation—Victoria Legal Aid (Gippsland)

12 Regional Consultation—Mildura Victim Support Agencies: Mallee Sexual Assault Unit and Mallee Domestic Violence Services; Victims Assistance Program—Anglicare Victoria

13 Regional Consultation—Mildura Legal Professionals: Martin Irwin & Richards Lawyers; Victoria Legal Aid

14 Chief Magistrate’s Family Violence Taskforce

15 Regional Consultation—Ballarat Victim Support Agencies: Court Network;

Ballarat Centre Against Sexual Assault; Victims Assistance Program—Centacare

16 Regional Consultation—Ballarat Legal Professionals: Central Highlands Community Legal Centre; Justin Burke Lawyers

17 Family Violence Diverse Communities and Intersectionality Working Group

18 PartnerSPEAK

19 RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice

20 Academics: Dr Ian Freckelton QC, Professor, The University of Melbourne;

Dr Suzanne Fraser, Professor, Curtin University; Dr Kate Seear, Senior Lecturer,

Monash University; Dr Genevieve Grant, Senior Lecturer, Monash University;

Dr Robyn Holder, Postdoctoral Fellow, Griffith University

21 Victim Support ACT and the Victims of Crime Commissioner, ACT

22 Victims Services, NSW and the Commissioner of Victims Rights, NSW

23 Community Safety Trustee, Victoria

24 Slavery Links

25 Children’s Court of Victoria

26 Individual Victim Survivor

27 Victim Survivors’ Advisory Council

28 Magistrates’ Court of Victoria and VOCAT

29 Victims of Crime Consultative Committee

30 Victims Support Agency

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