Family violence

 

Contributor

Renata Alexander, Barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law, Monash University

Overview

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.

This section includes the following topics:

 

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