Government announces Terms of Reference for Royal Commission into Family Violence

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Family Violence, Health Reform, Prevention of violence against women,

Premier Daniel Andrews has announced the proposed Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Family Violence, which will to start next month.

Justice Marcia Neave will chair the Royal Commission with Patricia Faulkner and Tony Nicholson serving as Deputy Commissioners. The proposed Terms of Reference, still to be signed off by the Governor, task the Commission with finding the most effective ways to:

Prevent family violence

Improve early intervention to identify and protect those at risk

Support victims

Make perpetrators accountable

Improve the way that Government and society work together.

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