Family Violence Plan updates

This week the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia have published the updated Family Violence Plan and Family Violence Best Practice Principles.

Both documents have been updated on the advice of the Family Violence Committee.

They set out the commitment to identifying and managing family violence, court actions and practical guidance to assist court users, legal practitioners and other stakeholders to understand how family violence is managed by the courts.

The Family Violence Plan refines and updates the last plan issued in 2019. The Best Practice Principles are the fifth iteration, having first been published in 2009.

The Family Violence Best Practice Principles and Family Violence Plan are both available:

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