Responding to family violence

Responding to family violence

A survey of family law practices and experiences

Rae Kaspiew, Rachel Carson, Melissa Coulson, Jessie Dunstan and Sharnee Moore

Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments— October 2015
Responding to family violence: A survey of family law practices and experiences

This report presents the findings of Responding to Family Violence: A Survey of Family Law Practices and Experiences (Survey of Practices). This study is the first component of a three-part research program, the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments, that examines the effects of amendments to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (FLA) that came into operation on 7 June 2012.

Authors and Acknowledgements

Rae Kaspiew  is a  Senior Research Fellow, Rachel Carson is a Research Fellow, Melissa Coulson was a Research Officer,  Jessie Dunstan is a Senior Research Officer and  Sharnee Moore is a Research Fellow  at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Cover photo: © Rachata Sinthopachakul/Shutterstock.com

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Publication details

Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments
Published by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, October 2015.
232 pp.
ISBN: 
978-1-76016-052-4
Suggested citation:

Kaspiew, R., Carson, R., Coulson, M., Dunstan, J., & Moore, S. (2015). Responding to family violence: A survey of family law practices and experiences (Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments). Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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