Domestic Violence in Australia - Submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration

This submission is written on behalf of Relationships Australia’s eight member organisations.Relationships Australia supports integrated cross sector, multi-disciplinary responses to family and domestic violence which focus foremost on the safety of the victim. Violence in the family is a human rights issue and Relationships Australia supports a legal framework to respond to inequality, coercion and control, and the use of violence in families.