Victims of Crime Assistance A body set up to hear and decide disputes, usually with less formality and less strict rules of evidence than in a court proceeding. (VOCAT)
VOCAT’s principal The administrative section of a court that accepts documents filed with the court and also handles some public enquiries.:
233 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000
Tel: 9628 7855
VOCAT operates from every Magistrates’ An independent body that hears legal claims brought by parties and decides between them. Serious cases are heard by a judge and jury, or just a judge. Less-serious cases are heard by a magistrate. in Victoria.
Victims of Crime Helpline
Tel: 1800 819 817 or text: 0427 767 891 (8 am to 11 pm, 7 days a week)