Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal – Are You Eligible For Assistance?

The Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal (‘VOCAT’) was established by Victims of Crime Assistance Act 1996 with the aim to assist victims in their recovery by providing practical financial assistance for expenses incurred or reasonably likely to be incurred, by the victim as a direct result of the crime within Victoria. In addition to expenses, […]

Medical Treatment Decision Maker – An Overview

What is a Medical Treatment Decision Maker?  When you appoint a Medical Treatment Decision Maker, you provide the appointed individual or individuals with the legal authority to make medical decisions for you in the event that you lose your ‘decision-making capacity’ due to injury or illness (such as if you are unconscious or are suffering […]