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Employment Law Services in Australia

The working group has mapped the provision of specialist free legal services across Australia.  This table sets out information about the organisations providing specialist public legal assistance across states and territories in Australia.

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Diagram of unmet need for employment law services in NSW
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Domestic Violence

It Stops Here: Standing Together to End Domestic and Family Violence, the NSW Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Framework for Reform
It Stops Here: Standing Together to End Domestic and Family Violence, the NSW Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Framework for Reform

Launched by the then Minister for Women Pru Goward in February 2014, the NSW Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Framework for Reform, It Stops Here, delivers strategies that put the victim at the centre of the system so they can get the services and support they need.

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A Practitioner’s Guide to Domestic Violence Law in NSW 2018
A Practitioner’s Guide to Domestic Violence Law in NSW 2018

Published in 2018, this plain-English guide to domestic violence law in was produced by the solicitors at Women’s Legal Service NSW. This resource is available online, as an eBook in multiple formats and in hard copy. for more information go to https://www.wlsnsw.org.au/

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Good Practice Guidelines for the Domestic and Family Violence Sector in NSW
Good Practice Guidelines for the Domestic and Family Violence Sector in NSW

Domestic Violence NSW is the peak, statewide representative body for a diverse range of specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales. The key purpose of the DFV Practice Guidelines developed by Domestic Violence NSW is to provide a framework to support the delivery of high quality, consistent responses to victim-survivors across the DFV sector in NSW. For more information go to https://www.dvnsw.org.au/

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Quantifying the legal and broader life impacts of domestic and family violence
Quantifying the legal and broader life impacts of domestic and family violence

Published by the Law and Justice Foundation of NSW in 2019, this Justice Issues paper provides the first quantitative assessment based on representative Australian population data of the legal and related problems that often coincide with DFV. 

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Report on Family Violence Forum
Report on Family Violence Forum

On 10 May 2010, the NLAF DV Working Group together with the Australian and NSW Law Reform Commissions hosted a Family Violence Forum. The Forum gave participants an opportunity to provide input into the Family Violence Inquiry. This document was produced to facilitate the making of submissions to the Inquiry.

Questions and proposals in the Family Violence Inquiry Consultation paper relating to RRR issues
Questions and proposals in the Family Violence Inquiry Consultation paper relating to RRR issues

This document was produced to facilitate the making of submissions to the Australian Law Reform Commission Family Violence Inquiry.

 

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