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In relation to enhanced entitlements, which are the most serious crimes?

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You are eligible for enhanced entitlements under the Victims' Code as a victim of the most serious crime if you are a close relative bereaved by criminal conduct, or you are:

  • a victim of domestic violence; 
  • a victim of hate crime; 
  • a victim of terrorism; 
  • a victim of a sexual offence; 
  • a victim of human trafficking; 
  • a victim of attempted murder; 
  • a victim of kidnap or false imprisonment; 
  • a victim of arson with intent to endanger life; or 
  • a victim of wounding or causing grievous bodily harm with intent. 

There are additional enhanced entitlements that are available for bereaved close relatives identified separately.