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Evaluation of the 2012 family violence amendments – Quick Facts

This report sets out the overall findings of the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments. The evaluation examined the effects of amendments to the Family Law Act 1975(Cth)  that were intended to improve the family law system’s responses to matters involving family violence and safety concerns.

The evaluation research program had three different elements. The findings from these three projects will be released separately in the following reports:

Overall the main findings of the evaluation indicate that the 2012 family violence amendments are a step in the right direction in a reform agenda intended to improve the system’s response to family violence and child abuse concerns in post-separation parenting arrangements. Read the FULL STORY HERE

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