- Information for victims
- Victim notification register
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Victim notification register
Victim notification gives victims of serious crime, who are registered on the victim notification register, a way to stay informed about the person who offended against them.
Under the Victims' Rights Act 2002 you may be eligible to receive notifications if:
- you have been a victim of sexual violation or a serious assault
- the offence included serious injury or death of a person
- you have ongoing fears for either your own physical safety or the safety of a member of your immediate family.
Note: A parent or legal guardian of a child or young person under the age of 17 who has been the victim of an offence, are also deemed to be a victim under the Act.
Once a victim has applied, police determine a victim's eligibility under the Victims' Rights Act to be on the victim notification register.Find out more
A victim can apply to be on the register at any stage after an offender has been charged.Find out more
There are certain times when registered victims receive information from Corrections.Find out more