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Sex offender register statistics

Learn about the aims of the Victorian Register of Sex Offenders and more information about the register.

From 1 January 2015, the Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) became responsible for processing, analysing and publishing Victorian crime statistics, independent of Victoria Police.

The Victorian Register of Sex Offenders became operational on 1 October, 2004.

The Register operates under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 and aims to:

  • reduce the likelihood of registered sex offenders re-offending in the community
  • assist the investigation and prosecution of any future offences
  • prevent sex offenders from working in child-related employment or volunteer duties

Victoria Police, as the custodian of the Register under the Act has released statistics.

Victoria Police will report annually on statistics from the Register.

Reviewed 28 June 2021

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