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What may be used as evidence in future court proceedings

Advise client that materials relating to their diversion application, such as the diversion information sheet, communications with police and statements made in a diversion interview hearing may be subpoenaed as evidence in further criminal proceedings.

See s. 59(3)—Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (Vic) and Is diversion best?