Latest domestic violence

Big Law May 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQld to criminalise coercive control

The Palaszczuk government has unveiled a “historic overhaul of laws and practices” to better protect Queensland wome...

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Amani Haydar
Big Law Apr 13 2022 ByLauren CroftTo break the cycle of family violence, more education is needed in sch...

To break the cycle of family violence, more education is needed in schools and through literature, said this lawyer and ...

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Amani Haydar
Big Law Apr 05 2022 ByLauren CroftPolicymakers need to take into account victims’ cultural identities ...

Policymakers need to take into account victims’ cultural identities and trauma responses in order to enact positive, l...

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SME Law Mar 23 2022 ByLauren CroftWhilst new terms of abuse in relationships continue to emerge post-pan...

Whilst new terms of abuse in relationships continue to emerge post-pandemic, the law is currently unable to keep up, war...

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domestic violence support
Politics Nov 29 2021 ByLauren CroftNSW A-G announces $20m boost for domestic violence support

More domestic violence victim-survivors will receive the support they need with a $20 million injection into NSW frontli...

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New domestic violence laws
Big Law Sep 13 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonNew domestic violence laws, youth program introduced in SA

The South Australian government has reinforced its commitment to addressing domestic violence with a new draft bill aime...

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Mark Speakman
Big Law Aug 12 2021 ByEmma RyanMillions awarded to legal and domestic violence support groups

Attorney-General and Minister for Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence Mark Speakman has confirmed more than 70 of...

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Court document language favours domestic violence perpetrators
Big Law Jul 05 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonLanguage used in child protection service documents, including court d...

Language used in child protection service documents, including court documents, which places more weight on the respons...

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refugee and migrant women
Politics Jun 30 2021 ByLauren Croft‘We are conditioned to expect less’

A report focusing on migrant and refugee women’s safety in Australia has been launched, offering key findings into dom...

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Coercive control to be criminalised in NSW
Politics Jul 01 2021 ByLauren CroftCoercive control to be criminalised in NSW

An inquiry committee has unanimously agreed to criminalise coercive control in NSW, in a massive step for victims of dom...

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