Your essay discussion requires depth of engagement and critical analysis of key issues relevant to your chosen topic.
With reference to any ONE category of hate crime, discuss at least three key issues that victims may encounter in their interactions with the criminal justice system in Victoria, and analyse changes which have been made or could be made to improve the experience of your chosen category
The criminal justice system can do more to help and support victims of family violence in Victoria. Discuss this statement with reference to at least three key challenges facing victims of family violence, and analysis of significant provisions which have been introduced in Victoria to better support the needs of family violence victims.
Vulnerable Victims of Crime
Discuss the challenges experienced by Either people living with a disability (physical and/or intellectual impairment) OR elderly people when interacting with the criminal justice system as a victim of crime in Victoria. Your discussion should include analysis of relevant operational and/or legislative reforms that have been introduced in recent years to improve the experience of vulnerable victims of crime.
Victims of State Power
Discuss Three ways in which the power of the State, through agencies of the criminal justice system in Victoria, can be used to victimise individuals, and analyse key provisions which should or could prevent such victimisation.