New law aims to reduce family violence and put victims first

New law aims to reduce family violence and put victims first

The new Family Violence (Amendments) Act 2018 fixes a number of gaps in family violence legislation and response. The new act takes effect in two phases with the first phase strengthening criminal law.  Shine’s General Manager Jane Drumm welcomes the new legislation and Government’s efforts to ensure government agencies and service providers work together to deliver a unified approach to dealing with family violence. 


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