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Access to forensic sexual violence services

Responsible government

  • South Australia

Fourth Action Plan actions

  • Respond to sexual violence and sexual harassment
    • 14 Deliver client-centred, trauma-informed, specialised and consistent support to victims and survivors of sexual violence.

What are we doing?

The South Australian Department for Health and Wellbeing is working to ensure expanded access to forensic services across South Australia.

What have we achieved so far?

24-hour forensic services are now available to victims of sexual violence at the Royal Adelaide Hospital.

What is next?

The South Australian Government will continue to explore improved access to forensic services in non-metropolitan regions of South Australia.

What difference will we make?

Appropriate, supportive and timely forensic services are required to expedite criminal proceedings against perpetrators of sexual violence. The South Australian Government is working to ensure forensic processes are available across South Australia.

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