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01 July 2019

The use of protection orders in response to adolescent family violence: Mapping divergent Australian approaches and the merits of this criminal justice intervention

This research analyses Australian family violence legislation in relation to protection orders in cases of adolescent family violence and uses the findings of a recent Victorian study to question the efficacy of protection orders in responding to adolescent family violence from the perspective of victims and those responding to it in service and legal settings.