In some states and territories, a reparation order may be relevant
If there is a criminal prosecution and conviction against the person responsible for what happened to you, in some states and territories you may be able to receive a reparation or compensation order from the court.
You will only be able to get a reparation order if the person responsible for the offence is convicted. If you are not able to get a reparation order, you may have other compensation options.
Different states and territories have different laws about reparation orders. These types of applications can be complicated and there can be time limits to apply. If there is a criminal case against the person responsible for what happened to you, please contact knowmore for free legal advice on 1800 605 762.
It is important that you get legal advice about the redress or compensation options that are relevant to you.