5 Aug 2015

Mother says tougher approach domestic violence long overdue

From Checkpoint, 6:14 pm on 5 August 2015

The mother of a young woman murdered by her ex-boyfriend says mandatory arrest for breaching protection orders is long overdue. The tougher approach is outlined in government proposals to overhaul domestic violence laws with the Justice Minister Amy Adams announcing she wants to start a national debate about what she calls the horrifically high rate of family violence in this country.