The reform is responding to the 2016 Royal Commission into Family Violence.
In February 2020, as an independent statutory officer, Jan Shuard PSM, the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor, tabled her report to Parliament. The Monitor is required by legislation to table an annual report to Parliament each year from 2017 to 2020.
The Monitor’s third report focuses on the following broad themes chosen as monitoring priorities for 2019:
- Major achievements of the reform
- Specialist Family Violence Courts
- Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (MARAM)
- Perpetrator accountability
- The Orange Door
- Voices of victim survivors
- Whole-of-reform matters
The Monitor also provided her commentary and overview of the reforms in a Foreword.
The third report (as at 1 November 2019) - tabled February 2020
Find an online version of the third report.
Download the full report:
2019 summary report
Download a summary of the 2019 report. It is recommended that this summary is read in the context of the full report: