Supplementary Submission: Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence
On 8 September 2020, the Law Council of Australia appeared before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs following an invitation to provide evidence to the Committee’s inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence (Inquiry).
The supplementary submission addresses matters that were raised by the Committee during the Law Council’s appearance at the public hearing of 8 September 2020 and which the Law Council verbally took on notice, relating to:
- legislative approaches to addressing coercive control; and
- the effectiveness of intervention programs.
The submission is ancillary to the Law Council’s primary submission to the Inquiry dated 7 August 2020.
You can read the full submission below.