An evaluation of the 2012 Family Law Act amendments that were designed to improve responses to family violence and child abuse has found the change
Responding to family violence
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.
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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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