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Victims of crime

If you are a victim of crime or have witnessed a crime, contact the local police. If the matter is urgent, phone 000 and ask for police.

To make a report to police where there is no urgency, for all states/territories except Victoria, phone 131 444.

You can also report a crime anywhere in Australia to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or through www.crimestoppers.com.au. Reports to Crime Stoppers can be anonymous.

Access to Justice is about helping you find someone in your area who can provide information, help you understand your options, and decide what to do.

An emergency translation service is available at 1300 655 010.

Go to these web pages to find your local police:

For details of victim support services, see our Victims organisations page

Please note that the Australian Institute of Criminology is a research agency and does not have any powers to investigate or advise on individual crimes.

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