Level 1, 54 Victoria Street, Hobart

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.