Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
The Domestic and Family Violence Protection and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (the Bill) was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 11 October 2016.
The Bill is part of an ongoing reform process in response to the report of the Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland and makes important improvements to better protect victims of domestic and family violence and their families, strengthen the justice response to domestic and family violence, and support the delivery of integrated service responses.
Information on the key changes is provided in the factsheet.
The amendments will commence on a day to be fixed by proclamation.