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Media Releases, Issues Papers and Submissions

Media Releases:

  • 8 March 2016: Victims of Crime Commissioner welcomes the new ACT Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme. PDF Word
  • 2 June 2015: 2015-2016 ACT Government Budget - Victims of Crime Commissioner welcomes domestic violence and restorative justice budget announcements.  PDF Word 
  • 2 April 2015: Victims of Crime Commissioner welcomes family violence legislation proposals. PDF Word
  • 17 March 2015: Victims of Crime Commissioner welcomes new ACT Victims of Crime Financial Assistance Scheme.  PDF Word

Issues and Position Papers:

  • Position Paper Number 3: Prohibition on self-represented litigants in the Family Court personally cross-examining the victim of family violence. PDF Word
  • Position Paper Number 2: Protecting the privacy of victims in court and tribunal proceedings of subpoenaed personal health information. PDF Word
  • Position Paper Number 1: Reforming the Framework for applying for a Domestic Violence order in the ACT. PDF Word

Submissions: 

  • Victims of Crime Commissioner's response to ACT Government First Stage Report on a new community based sentencing option for the ACT. PDF Word 
  • Victims of Crime Commissioner's response to ACT Government's Discussion Paper proposing a new model for the Human Rights Commission. PDF Word

Presentations:

  • Victims of Crime Commissioner's Key note address at STOP DV Conference December 2015. Word