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National Redress Scheme for people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse - Last updated: 02-07-2018

Have your say about rights for victims of crime in the ACT - Last updated: 02-07-2018

Minister for Justice Shane Rattenbury opened public consultation to develop the ACT's first Charter of Rights on Friday 22 June.  ACT Government is seeking your feedback at www.yoursay.act.gov.au

Victims of Crime Commissioner Heidi Yates encourages victims of crime in the ACT to share their views with the ACT Government to inform the development of the Charter.  The previous Victims of Crime Commissioner published a Consultation Report in December 2017 highlighting important insights based on early consultation with victims of crime.

New Victims of Crime Commissioner - Last updated: 20-03-2018

Ms Heidi Yates has been appointed the new Victims of Crime Commissioner for the ACT.  She commenced work on Monday 19 March 2018.

The ACT Human Rights Commission and Victim Support ACT warmly welcome Ms Yates.

Barbera's Story: Applying for a protection order - Last updated: 12-12-2017

Barbera* experienced workplace sexual harassment and applied for a personal protection order.  She let us put her story on our website to help other's who have similar experiences, to remind them that it's not their fault, and to provide helpful advice about what to do prepare for protection order hearings.