This forum will discuss issues such as why victims frequently delay coming forward, how to encourage and support victims, and how to deal with applications with evidentiary issues. The forum is open to the general public but will be of particular interest to lawyers, social workers, psychologists and court staff.
Key presenters will include representatives from Victoria Police, local health practitioners, victims support agencies and law firms.
Registration includes lunch and refreshments. Please advise us if you have any special dietary or access requirements.
For further information, please contact Anna Howard, Loddon Campaspe CLC Co-Principal Solicitor (03) 5444 4364.
When? Thursday, 25 September 2014 9am-2pm
Where? Bendigo Library, Activity Room 1 & 2
Bookings? Please register by 15 September via Eventbrite
Victims Support Agency
If you are interested in this topic and you’ve been a victim or witness of a personal crime; a victim or witness who has attended the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria between 2012-2014; or have attended court for an Intervention Order or Safety Notice, the Victims Support Agency would like to you to complete a confidential 20-minute survey.
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