Media releases

High ‘drop-off’ rate of sexual offences through the justice system revealed

Only one in seven incidents of sexual offending reported to police progress through the justice system to be proven in court, research released today by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.

Media Release: 1 in 5 criminal offences in Victoria were family violence-related in the year ending 31 March 2021

1 in 5 criminal offences in Victoria were family violence-related in the year ending 31 March 2021.

Media Release: Update to COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal shows mixed impacts of the pandemic on incidence and service use to 31 December 2020

In its third release, the pandemic-focused portal highlights family violence data collected as Victoria’s most restrictive lockdown measures began to ease, between 1 October and 31December 2020.

New research provides first look at data about children who have witnessed family violence

Crime Statistics Agency research released today provides a first look into data collected by Victoria Police about children who have witnessed or been exposed to family violence.

Media Release: The introduction of COVID-19 related offences has driven key crime measures up

The introduction of COVID-19 related offences has driven key crime measures up

Seven ‘types’ of family violence perpetrators in Victoria revealed in CSA research

Seven distinct ‘types’ of family violence perpetrators can be identified using police records, research released by the Crime Statistics Agency shows.

Crime Statistics Agency releases 2019-20 Victorian Family Violence Database

The Crime Statistics Agency has today released key family violence measures from the 2019-20 Victorian Family Violence Database.

Media Release: New COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal shows COVID-19 impacts on family violence in Victoria

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) today launched a COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal, which presents more than 30 indicators of Victorian family violence incidence and service use trends from across 20 sources.

Media Release: New COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal shows COVID-19 impacts on family violence in Victoria

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) today launched a COVID-19 Family Violence Data Portal, which presents more than 30 indicators of Victorian family violence incidence and service use trends from across 20 sources.

Media Release: Increases in Steal from a motor vehicle and Public health and safety offences contribute to increases in key crime measures over the last 12 months

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) released the Victorian recorded crime statistics for the year ending 30 June 2020 today.