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2 September 2019

New laws that allow police 'bodycam' video to be admitted to court as the evidence of domestic violence victims will come into effect tomorrow, reducing the stress of court for victims and potentially leading to more convictions. 

31 July 2019

Nearly 200 requests for information have been made in the first eight months of the trial of the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme.

28 May 2019

The State Government has awarded just over two-million-dollars in funding to the Legal Services Commission (LSC) for the provision of legal services to victims of family and domestic violence over the next four years.

16 May 2019

The new South Australian initiative aimed at protecting people at risk of domestic violence is showing strong results, including identifying potential victims who had previously never reached out to support services.

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.

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