Central Victorian 2021 crime statistics show spike in family violence

Allanah Sciberras
By Allanah Sciberras
Updated June 17 2021 - 8:08am, first published 6:56am
RISE: In Greater Bendigo family violence incidents rose by 17 per cent, to a total of 2359 in a 12-month period. Picture: LAURA MAKEPEACE

ONE in five offences recorded across the state in a 12-month period were family violence-related, new Crime Statistics Agency data shows.

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Allanah Sciberras

Journalist reporting on crime, local council and general news for daily newspaper, The Bendigo Advertiser. Contact me via allanah.sciberras@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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