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Housing Justice Family Violence submission

Housing instability and family violence often go hand in hand. Hence our recent submission to Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence. Our submission included case studies and focussed on the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) and its impact on people experiencing family violence. We also made a number of recommendations. In one case study, a client’s relationship had broken down but […]

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Justice Bites: Restorative Justice

Courts and the community often struggle to find innovative solutions to offending that take into account the needs of victims and the community, and the need to support criminals to not re-offend. Increasingly, those of us who work in the law are looking to Restorative Justice as a viable alternative to more traditional retributive responses […]

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