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Royal Commission report delivered to Government House

March 29th, 2016 Tracey Matters

The Royal Commission into Family Violence delivered its report to Government House at 10.00am this morning.

The report is the culmination of a 13-month inquiry into how to effectively: prevent family violence improve early intervention support victims make perpetrators accountable better coordinate community and...

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One month extension granted

December 23rd, 2015 Hayley McNaughton

An extension has been granted to allow additional time for appropriate consideration of the broad and complex issues that the Royal Commission has examined.

The Governor, Her Excellency, the Hon. Linda Dessau AM, has signed letters patent extending the Royal Commission report date from 29 February 2016 to 29 March 2016.  For more information go to http://www.premier....

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Commission hearings end

October 16th, 2015 Tracey Matters

The Royal Commission into Family Violence today finished its fifth and final week of public hearings – this week looking into what the overall family violence system should look like, how it should be funded, and how it should be governed.

The Commission was established on 22 February 2015 and the first day of hearings was held on 13 July 2015.  Since then, its Commissioners have spent a total of 25 days hearing evidence from 219 witnesses, includi...

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Final hearings set to begin

October 7th, 2015 Tracey Matters

The final round of Royal Commission into Family Violence hearings will begin on Monday, 12 October 2015, and run for five days, finishing on Friday 16 October 2015.

Over those five days the Royal Commission will explore opportunities to refine the design, governance and integration of the family violence system, including: engaging the community developing the workforce e...

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