Alternative and Improved Responses to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland Indigenous Communities

Cunneen, C. 2010. Alternative and Improved Responses to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland Indigenous Communities. Research Report. Brisbane, Australia: Department of Communities

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Chris Cunneen

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney; University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences; James Cook University - Cairns Campus

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

This report addresses the issue of whether the legal system is adequately responding to domestic and family violence against Indigenous Australians. More specifically, it assesses the effectiveness of domestic violence protection orders for Indigenous clients, and proposes recommendations for change.

Keywords: Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Legal System, Indigenous Australians, Domestic Violence Protection Orders, Access to Justice

Suggested Citation

Cunneen, Chris, Alternative and Improved Responses to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland Indigenous Communities (2010). Cunneen, C. 2010. Alternative and Improved Responses to Domestic and Family Violence in Queensland Indigenous Communities. Research Report. Brisbane, Australia: Department of Communities. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2200711

Chris Cunneen (Contact Author)

Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research,University of Technology Sydney ( email )

15 Broadway, Ultimo
PO Box 123
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

University of New South Wales, School of Social Sciences ( email )

Kensington, New South Wales 2052
Australia

James Cook University - Cairns Campus ( email )

PO Box 6811
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Australia

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