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Latest news

13 August 2021 - Statement on Judicial Proceedings Reports Amendment Bill

23 June 2021 - Victim Participation in the Justice System

26 May 2021 - Speech: Spotlight on Sexual Assault and Consent

17 March 2021 - Policy position: Spent Convictions Bill 2020

9 March 2021 - Outcome of Judicial Commission referral of Magistrate Pithouse to Head of Jurisdiction

Media archive

View or listen to the Victims of Crime Commissioner's recent media appearances below:

9 September 2021 - 'Victims’ advocate to probe system that can traumatise the innocent (External link)' - The Age

16 August 2021 - 'New sex assault survivor privacy law could cover victims of other offending (External link)' - The Age

7 August 2021 - 'Victoria needs ‘affirmative’ sex consent laws, victims’ advocate says (External link)' - The Saturday Age

3 August 2021 - 'People with intellectual disabilities fighting to be recognised as victims of crime (External link)' - The Australian

24 July 2021 - 'Senior politicians, legal experts speak out on rape trial practices (External link)' - ABC News

5 July 2021 - ‘Two clicks on the phone and it’s out there’ (External link) - The Age

24 June 2021 - 'Victims’ experiences to be tested in criminal justice system (External link)' - Lawyers Weekly

23 June 2021 - 'Police flag ‘grab and drag’ gap as review mulls new offence (External link)' - The Age

23 June 2021 - Interview about the systemic inquiry with Raf Epstein (External link) - ABC Radio Melbourne

22 June 2021 - 'Victorian rape reports double over last decade, report says (External link)' - Radio National

12 June 2021 - 'Survivors of rape by strangers demand to know offenders' names (External link)' - The Age

1 April 2021 - 'Urgent call to fix gap in consent law (External link)' - The Age

9 March 2021 - 'Victorian magistrate who suggested alleged rape victim had ‘buyer’s remorse’ is counselled' (External link) - The Guardian

28 February 2021 - 'Top prosecutor calls for jail discounts for guilty pleas to slash massive court backlog' (External link) - The Age

Past media