Latest domestic violence

Politics 19 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyDreyfus: ‘There is a crisis of male violence in Australia’

Australia’s Attorney-General has slammed the “scourge on our society” that is male violence, in remarks earlier...

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Big Law 11 August 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonQld lawyer reprimanded for revealing party in domestic violence matter

A Queensland lawyer has been penalised for identifying a man and his children as a party in domestic violence...

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Politics 10 January 2023 ByLauren CroftDomestic and family violence reforms showing progress, new report says

The first progress report on domestic and family violence reforms in Queensland has been released and reveals the...

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The Bar 07 December 2022 ByLauren CroftEx-lawyer’s application to sue Qld government for $74bn dismissed

The Federal Court has dismissed an application from a former lawyer, convicted of domestic violence and stalking, who...

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Big Law 06 December 2022 ByJess FeyderA-G, FCFCOA launch ‘ambitious’ D/FV safety initiative

The Lighthouse Project, a family violence and safety initiative, seeks to improve court processes in the management of...

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Big Law 21 November 2022 ByJess FeyderNSW coercive control bill should extend to dowry abuse, says principal

Whilst a positive step towards eradicating domestic and family violence and abuse (DFVA), the bill should also cover...

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SME Law 11 August 2022 ByLauren CroftASIC move to protect victims of family violence welcomed by lawyers

In a move to help protect victims of family violence, ASIC has adopted a new policy, which family lawyers have called an...

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Politics 04 July 2022 ByJess FeyderQld A-G boosts funding for regional support services

The Queensland government has boosted funding to regional support services for victims of sexual, domestic and family...

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Politics 22 June 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQld commits $1.57bn to justice system in 2022-23

The Palaszczuk government has handed down its budget for 2022-23, with over one and a half billion dollars pledged to...

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Big Law 20 June 2022 BySimon LevettSpecialist DFV Court in Qld ‘proving extremely successful’

An independent evaluation of Queensland’s first permanent specialist Domestic and Family Violence Court offers “very...

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