News & Media

February 2015

14 February 2015

Don’t become a victim of a love scam today

Lonely hearts looking for a soul mate are being warned not to fall for a scammer today.
Minister for Business Services and Consumers Gail Gago said Valentine’s Day was a timely reminder about scammers, who prey on people during emotionally charged periods.

December 2014

27 December 2014

Transforming the criminal justice system strategic overview

Attorney General John Rau today released the strategic discussion paper as the first part of the review of the justice system, the “Transforming Criminal Justice; Putting People First” Strategic Ov

August 2014

21 August 2014

Victims of crime compensation to double

The Victims of Crime (Compensation) Amendment Bill 2014 will ensure victims receive higher payments from the Victims of Crime Fund by increasing funeral and grief payments and doubling the maximum amount payable to $100,000. Draft Bill now available,