AN Adelaide businessman is suing his lawyers after an invalid legal document, witnessed by a cleaning lady, enabled his former defacto partner to take his Porsche, cemetery plot, and $900,000 when they split up.
Nurses, teachers and other Victorian public sector employees will be entitled to family violence leave under changes announced by the Andrews Labor Government today.
Minister for Women and the Prevention of Family Violence Fiona Richardson and Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins today met with Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commissioner Kate Jenkins to announce the new provisions.
With the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence looking at practical solutions to improve the state's response to domestic violence incidents, The Law Report takes a look at how police forces in the United States deal with the problem.
The introduction of anti-terrorism laws in Australia has made Muslim victims of family violence afraid to contact authorities for protection, an advocacy group says.
Victoria's Royal Commission into Family Violence will hear from the Australian Muslim Women's Centre for Human Rights on Tuesday.