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Domestic and family violence protection orders in Australia : an investigation of information sharing and enforcement : state of knowledge paper

This state of knowledge paper has five purposes which are to: 1. investigate the current knowledge about the enforcement of DVPOs in Australia; 2. understand the legislation that underpins enforcement of DVPOs in Australia across jurisdictions; 3. scope the Australian research that has been undertaken on enforcement of protection orders; 4. explore the perspectives of victims and their advocates, police and magistrates and lawyers on enforcement of protection orders; and 5. understand the existing knowledge on information sharing related to protection orders, within and across agencies and across state borders.






Place of Publication

Alexandria, NSW

Open Access


External Author Affiliations

Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety Limited; Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research; School of Nursing and Midwifery (2013- ); TBA Research Institute;

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