The report recommends amending Victoria’s Human Rights Charter to give victims of crime in criminal trials the right to be acknowledged, treated with respect, and protected from unnecessary trauma. If enacted, Victoria would be the first state in Australia to do this.
In total, the report contains 51 recommendations to give victims adequate information and support, more opportunities to participate, and protection from trauma and intimidation during the trial.
The report can be downloaded from the links below.
NB: Hard copies of this report are no longer available. The report is only available via download.