54-46 Mount Street, Burnie TAS, Australia
54 Mount Street Burnie Tasmania 7320 AU

Victims Support Services is part of the Department of Justice, the unit is dedicated to victims of crime.

They are responsible for:

  • The administration of the Eligible Persons Register (previously known as the Victims Register) and the provision of information to victims from that Register
  • Liaison between the victim and other divisions of the Department of Justice
  • Operation and management of the Victims of Crime Service
  • Provision of information to victims regarding court processes
  • The provision of Court Support and Liaison Service for victims of family violence (as part of the ‘Safe at Home’ project)
  • Co-ordination of Victim/Offender mediation in a limited number of appropriate cases
  • Administration of Victims of Crime Assistance (financial assistance for victims of crime) and the provision of assistance to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioners.