Family Violence Resources

Family Violence Bench Book

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This publication examines the Family Violence Protection Act 2008, including when to make an intervention order, sentencing principles when a person contravenes an order and the interaction between family violence orders and family law orders and child protection orders. It also contains a chapter on the social context of family violence, including the nature and dynamics of family violence and impact on diverse groups.  

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Family Violence Protection Act 2008 Materials

Brief Overview of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (PDF,63KB)
Prescriptive Requirements and Limitations on Decision-Making (PDF,179KB)

• Ex Parte Interim Hearing (PDF,44KB)
• Mention Date (PDF,124KB)
• Final Hearing (PDF,92KB)
• Mandatory Considerations (PDF,86KB)
• Variations, Revocations and Extensions (PDF,35KB)

Other Resources

Intervention Orders Research Materials - prepared by Magistrate Peter Power, Children's Court of Victoria


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Family Violence Resources
Updated: 11/11/2014
Published: 22/03/2011

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