Family violence

 

Contributor: Dr Renata Alexander, Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law, Monash University

Victims of family violence can seek protection via an intervention order. Police can also seek intervention orders without a victim’s consent. Orders can prohibit a variety of actions by a perpetrator. Injunctions or restraining orders also have a role to play. Refuges and Centrelink can all help protect victims.

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