LEGISLATION FRAMEWORKS

The Vocational Training Team from Perth, Western Australia have jointly put together some links and resources for guests in the audience to be able to drill down in to further details as they arm them selves with information. The Western Australian legislation relating to family and domestic violence includes

 
 

Restraining Orders Act 1997

Laws regarding restraining orders which can protect victims; Restraining Orders Act 1997

 
 

Family Law Act 1975; Division 11 – Family Violence

Family Law Act 1975 . An Act relating to Marriage and to Divorce and Matrimonial Causes and, in relation thereto and otherwise, Parental Responsibility for Children, and to financial matters arising out of the breakdown of de facto relationships and to certain other matters.

 

Children and Community Services Act 2004

An Act to confer functions in relation to the provision of social services, the provision of financial and other assistance, and other matters concerning the wellbeing of children, other individuals, families and communities; to make provisions about the protection and care of children and the employment of children;

https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/statutes.nsf/main_mrtitle_132_homepage.html