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9 April 2019

The State Government will introduce legislation abolishing the defence of provocation by the end of the year, after announcing today a Bill will be drafted to go out for extensive consultation.

4 April 2019

Changes to the Victims of Crime Act will make it easier and less stressful for victims to access compensation.

8 March 2019

More than 100 applications for information about a current or former partner have been made since the state’s Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme was implemented, with more than a quarter advised of a partner’s violent past.

31 January 2019

New laws targeting the perpetrators of domestic violence have come into effect, giving authorities stronger tools to tackle repeat and serious offenders.

29 November 2018

People who repeatedly breach intervention orders will now face up to four years in jail or fines of up to $20,000, under laws that have now passed State Parliament.

23 November 2018

Recent initiatives of the state government aimed at protecting people at risk of domestic violence have shown promising results in their first month of operation.

23 October 2018

People who repeatedly breach intervention orders will be subject to tougher penalties, under new laws being introduced to Parliament by the government today.

27 September 2018

The State Government is in the final stages of launching the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme trial, part of a suite of policies to help prevent domestic violence across the state.

20 July 2018

The Marshall Government has opened community consultation on proposed changes to domestic violence laws designed to reduce its incidence and impact in South Australia.

10 July 2018

The state government has commenced work on tough new laws to crack down on domestic and family violence.

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