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Family Law and Family Violence in Australia

Subtitle Information for newly arrived communities in the City of Yarra

A booklet with information on: What is Family Law in Australia Definitions of Family Violence Family Violence intervention orders, including the role of the police. What happens to children during separation and divorce Helpful contacts for both perpetrators of violence and victims/survivors of family violence Available in: Plain English, Simple English (for low English-literacy levels), Arabic, Chinese (simplified) Dinka, Oromo, Somali and Vietnamese.

CLC/Agency Fitzroy Legal Service
Categories Click to expand[+]
Area of Law
  • Family law and relationships
  • Family or domestic violence
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Men
  • New Arrivals and/or Refugees
  • People experiencing family or domestic violence
  • People from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Women
  • Commonwealth
  • VIC
Method of Delivery
  • Publication
Project Type
  • Community Legal Education
Project uploaded to CLEAR 30th September 2020
Contact Person Jen Ward
Contact Position Community Development Officer
Contact Email
Contact Phone (03) 9419 3744
Production/Delivery Date 23/8/17
Languages ArabicChinese (simplified)DinkaOromoSomaliVietnamese.
Evaluation No
Edition 1

As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/auspicing agency be contacted to confirm the currency of the information provided. 

Sponsor / Partner Agencies

Funding from: - City of Yarra Investing in Community Grants Program - Bennelong Foundation

Review Date 5th September 2019

Disclaimer: Laws and policies are often changing. We encourage you to check the currency of any laws or policies referenced in the above CLEAR project.

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