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Domestic Violence within Australia Essay

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This essay serves to assess the legislative efforts of the Queensland Government’s in deterring further violations of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 (QLD), and to recommend amendments to encourage increased reporting and managing of domestic violence cases. (Recieved A for this essay)

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Violence Behavior Crime Violence against men Abuse Violence against women Australian criminal law Domestic violence in Australia Domestic violence Sexual violence Violence against women in New Zealand Domestic violence in the United States
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Violence Behavior Crime Violence against men Abuse Violence against women Australian criminal law Domestic violence in Australia Domestic violence Sexual violence Violence against women in New Zealand Domestic violence in the United States
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Domestic violence is defined under Section 8 of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 (QLD) as “behaviour by a person towards another person...in a relevant relationship that is physically or sexually abusive...emotionally or psychologically abusive; or is economically abusive...threatening...coercive; or in any other way controls or dominates the second person and causes the second person to fear...safety or wellbeing.” (See Appendix 1 for extended definition). Additionally, the Act elaborates on and covers specific cases such as damage to property, deprivation of liberty, stalking, consistent surveillance and threats of self-harm or violence (Austlii, 2012). The National Council to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children states that there is legislative force ...
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