A review of the Family Violence Act 2004 was undertaken in accordance with Section 43 of the Act.
“A review into the provisions of this Act including an investigation of the effectiveness of its mechanisms will be conducted by the Minister and tabled in Parliament within 3 years of the commencement of the Act."
The review consultants, Urbis, completed the report to the Attorney-General, which was tabled in Parliament on 13 March 2008.
This Review was the first stage of a broader Review of the Safe at Home program.
Report on the Review of the Family Violence Act 2004 1.3 mb (32 pages)
Report on the Review of the Family Violence Act 2004 [html version]