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The Family Violence Scheme supports people affected by family violence within the fines system.
The scheme allows you to apply to have your fines withdrawn if family violence substantially contributed to the offence or it is not safe for you to name the responsible person.
You can access the scheme if:
Please note that there are two types of infringements that do not qualify for the Family Violence Scheme:
Complete the Family Violence Scheme application form.
Your application must:
Fines Victoria's Guide to the Family Violence Scheme provides detailed guidance on what evidence to include.