Monday 7 May 2018
Fines Victoria’s new Family Violence Scheme commenced at the start of this year to support people affected by family violence within the fines system. The scheme allows victim survivors to apply to have their infringement fines withdrawn if family violence substantially contributed to the offence or it is not safe for them to name the responsible person.
To access the Family Violence Scheme, a person must:
Further information about the Family Violence Scheme and how to apply is available at www.justice.vic.gov.au/fvs.