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08 January 2018

A better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence

This report by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs addresses how the family law system can better support and protect those who are impacted by family violence. The report presents the findings of the Committee's inquiry and recommendations to improve the family law system's response to families affected by family violence. It specifically proposes a new family law system that is accessible, equitable, responsive and prioritises the safety of those who are victims of family violence.