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The Victims Support Scheme covers the cost of arranging a funeral on behalf of a family member of a homicide victim up to $9,500.
Funeral directors may apply on behalf of the family member, or family members may apply directly.
For more information, see Funeral Expenses.
Under the Victims Support Scheme, service providers can apply for forensic cleaning expenses relating to a homicide that occurred in NSW.
The maximum amount that can be considered for forensic cleaning related expenses is $5,000.
For more information see Forensic cleaning.
14 Jun 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.