Submission for the Family Violence Royal Commission

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May 2015

This submission is based on research conducted by the Australian Institute of Families Studies (AIFS) as part of its Violence and Families Research Program. It draws on a range of studies to highlight issues of relevance to the Royal Commission’s terms of reference, including the prevalence, nature and persistence of family violence among separated families, analyses of responses to family violence in different parts of the family law system and some evidence in relation to prevention approaches in specific areas.