Law Reform

Review into the family law system

Review into the family law system

We are asking family violence survivors who have been through the family law process to tell their story by 7 May

You can share your experience anonymously at the “Tell Us Your Story” portal on the ALRC website

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Vulnerable witness protection

Vulnerable witness protection

There is a strong need for legislative protection in the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) to prevent victims/survivors of family violence from being directly cross-examined by their alleged abusers as well as having to directly cross-examine their alleged abusers in family law proceedings.

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Lodge Victims Reassessment Claim Now!

Lodge Victims Reassessment Claim Now!

Victims who lodged a compensation claim under the old scheme must apply by 31 August 2016 for reassessment of their claim.

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Tenancy Laws Review and DV

Tenancy Laws Review and DV

Tenancy laws to provide stronger protection for victims of domestic violence

Women’s Legal Service NSW welcomes the release of the NSW Fair Trading review of the Residential Tenancies Act report, which recognises the need for stronger protections for victims of domestic violence.

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Tenancy Laws Review and DV

Tenancy Laws Review and DV

Tenancy laws are failing to adequately protect victims of domestic violence in NSW.

WLS NSW is recommending that new provisions are made and existing protections for victims of domestic violence are strengthened.

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