Victoria leads the way on family violence, but Canberra needs to lift its game

30 March 2017

The Royal Commission into Family Violence made 227 recommendations to transform Victoria’s family violence system. These were based on evidence gathered from 1,000 written submissions, 44 group sessions and 25 days of public hearings with 220 witnesses.

On the same day as the commission released its report, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews committed his government to implementing all of the recommendations.

The Victorian government should be commended for its commitment to delivering the royal commission’s recommendations. But challenges remain.

Read the full article on The Conversation.

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Kate Fitz-Gibbon, JaneMaree Maher, Jude McCulloch, Sandra Walklate, 2017, Victoria leads the way on family violence, but Canberra needs to lift its game, The Conversation, viewed 24 April 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/74935>.

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