: Survey Request

Jul 2014

The Victims Support Agency is conducting a survey of the ‘Support Needs of Victims and Witnesses in the Magistrates’ Court’

To participate you need to be:

  • 18 years or over
  • A resident of Victoria

AND one of the following

  • A victim or witness of a personal crime (for example assault, threatened assault, stalking, robbery, and sex offences)
  • A victim or witness who has attended the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria during 2012, 2013 or 2014.
  • You have attended court for an Intervention Order or Safety Notice

The survey is voluntary and confidential and will be used to develop policies and programs for victims and witnesses of crime. Deciding to participate or not will not affect any services you may currently be receiving from victims’ services, police or the court.

The survey will take around 20 minutes to complete.

The survey is voluntary and confidential and will be used to develop policies and programs for victims and witnesses of crime. Deciding to participate or not will not affect any services you may currently be receiving from victims’ services, police or the court.

The survey will take around 20 minutes to complete.

If you would like to find out more or you would like to complete the survey, please go to

Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VSAsurvey

Your decision to participate or not in the survey, will have no effect on the services you may currently be receiving from this agency, the court or other justice agenies.

If you have any questions about the research or survey, please contact Margaret Camilleri at the Victims Support Agency on 8684 6716 or by email on margaret.camilleri@justice.vic.gov.au

If you have any concerns about the conduct of this research, please contact the Secretary of the Department of Justice Ethics Committee on ethics@justice.vic.gov.au or on 8684 1514.