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Marcia Neave

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Marcia Neave AO was a judge of the Court of Appeal until her appointment as the Chair of Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence in February 2015. The report was delivered to the Victorian government on March 29, 2016.

Professor Neave was the foundation Chair of the Victorian Law Reform Commission which worked on projects including Defences to Homicide, Sexual Offences and Reproductive Technology. In the early 1980s she was Research Director and a part-time Commissioner at the New South Wales Law Reform Commission.

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1 Feb 2019

Australia has a rare opportunity to secure a common approach to family violence as part of the response to the banking royal commission. Our financial institutions should embrace it.

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30 Mar 2016

The newly elected Andrews Government announced the establishment of the Royal Commission into Family Violence in December 2014. The state government also announced the appointment of Fiona Richardson as Victoria's first Prevention of Family Violence Minister.

A number of high profile family violence incidents,...

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