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    Qld Govt Strategy to Target Domestic and Family Violence
    Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue. Women and children are most often the victims of violence in the home and within their relationships. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can be up to 45 times more likely to experience domestic and family violence than non-Indigenous people. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people from rural and r

    Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2009
    Cabinet – August 2009 Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2009 Attorney General and Minister for Industrial Relations On 1 October 2008, the Queensland Law Reform Commission (QLRC) Report, The Excuse of Accident and the Defence of Provocation (the QLRC Report) was tabled in Parliament. The QLRC’s report made a number of recommendations regarding accident and provocation, but also made note of the diffi

    Queensland Government Strategy to reduce domestic and family violence 2009-14
    Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue. Women and children are most often the victims of violence in the home and within their relationships. Indigenous victims of violence are more likely to be seriously injured and intimate partner homicides are double that of other types of homicide. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people from rural and remote

    Queensland Government response to violence against women and their children
    The draft National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children (2010-2022) (National Plan) sets out a framework over the next 12 years for the Australian, State and Territory governments and the non-government sector to work together to reduce violence. The National Plan, over 12 years, is built around six supporting outcomes and 59 actions in its first three-year Action Plan that c

    Domestic and Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2011
    Domestic violence is a serious and complex issue which has significant human and economic costs. In 2009–10, the Queensland Police Service recorded 49,372 domestic and family violence occurrences, an increase of 11.5 percent on the previous year, and the courts received 22,754 applications for domestic violence orders, an increase of eight percent on the previous year. The human cost of domestic

    Domestic and Family Violence Protection Bill 2011
    Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue that affects many Queenslanders each year. The human and economic costs are significant. Women and children die as a result of domestic and family violence, work and educational opportunities are affected and people become homeless. In 2009–10, the Queensland Police Service recorded 49,372 domestic and family violence occurrences, an incr

    Justice and other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013
    The Attorney-General is responsible for the administration of over 200 statutes. Periodically, these Acts are reviewed to identify amendments which are desirable for ensuring that the Acts continue to operate in the manner intended. Other amendments to legislation may be identified as a result of court or tribunal decisions or representations by administering agencies and stakeholders. The Jus

    Premier’s Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland
    The Queensland Government is committed to making Queensland a safe place for everyone to live. There has been an increase in occurrences of domestic and family violence in recent years. Queensland’s domestic and family violence support system is complex, with several government departments administering police, legal, housing and other support services. There are also a number of non-government o

    Government Response to Domestic and Family Violence Report Not Now Not Ever
    The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (the Taskforce), chaired by The Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO, was announced on 10 August 2014. The Taskforce provided its report, ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland’ to the Premier on 28 February 2015. The Report includes 140 recommendations to help eliminate domestic and family vio

    Report of the Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence
    The Queensland Government is committed to making Queensland a safe place for everyone to live. Domestic and family violence is a serious and complex issue resulting in significant human and economic costs to Queenslanders and the Queensland economy. The Taskforce, chaired by The Honourable Dame Quentin Bryce AD CVO, was established on 10 August 2014. Its Terms of Reference and membership were anno

    Criminal Law (Domestic Violence) Amendment Bill (No 2) 2015
    In February 2015, the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence provided its report, Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic Violence in Queensland (the report) to the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier and Minister for the Arts. The report contains 140 recommendations on how the Government and the Queensland community can better address and reduce domestic and family viole

    Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Another Act Amendment Bill 2015
    The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence (the Taskforce) in its final report, Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland (the Taskforce Report) made 140 recommendations, including specific changes to the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 (DFVP Act). The Queensland Government response accepted these recommendations and identified the

    Report on domestic and family violence services audit
    The Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence (the Taskforce), chaired by The Honourable Quentin Bryce AD CVO, provided its report ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland’ (the Taskforce report) to the Premier and Minister for the Arts on 28 February 2015. On 18 August 2015, the Government released its response to the Taskforce Report which accepted

    Final Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy
    On 18 August 2015 the Government released its response to the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence Report ‘Not Now, Not Ever: Putting an End to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland’ which accepted all 121 Government based recommendations and supported the 19 non-government recommendations. At the same time, the Government also released a draft Domestic and Family Violence Preven

    Second Action Plan (2016-17 to 2018-19) of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy
    The Queensland Government accepted all 121 Government based recommendations and supported the 19 non-government recommendations of the landmark ‘Not Now, Not Ever’ Report, as a gesture of commitment to eliminating domestic and family violence in Queensland. Significant progress has been achieved in the first year of reform to establish the foundations of the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention

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