Crime Prevention and Victim Support

Finally, victims heard

The Liberal Nationals have won a battle to force amendments to the Justice Legislation Amendment (Supporting Victims and Other Matters) Bill 2020, which go some way to addressing the fundamental flaws that would have seen the families of deceased sexual assault victims silenced in speaking up. In an admission that she has got this very …

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Labor must not cause more pain for sexual assault victims and their families

Last night the Legislative Council passed an amendment moved by the Liberal Nationals that preserved the legal status quo for the families of deceased sexual assault victims. The Liberal National’s amendment ensures these families can continue to speak about their deceased loved one and puts a stop to Daniel Andrews’ plan to silence them, unless …

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Statement from Shadow Minister for Victim Support on change to Judicial Proceedings Reports Act

Any changes made to laws governing the rights of victims of crime should be made with only one thing in mind – the victim. Today’s report in the Herald Sun highlighted the need for the Andrews Labor Government to act. I am pleased to hear Attorney-General Jill Hennessy will be considering future reforms to the Judicial …

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