Protecting Australia's children: A cross-jurisdictional review of domestic violence protection order legislation
Jeffries, Samantha, Field, Rachael M., & Bond, Christine (2015) Protecting Australia's children: A cross-jurisdictional review of domestic violence protection order legislation. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 22(6), pp. 800-813.
Increasingly, domestic violence is being treated as a child protection issue, and children affected by domestic violence are recognised as experiencing a form of child abuse. Domestic violence protection order legislation – as a key legal response to domestic violence – may offer an important legal option for the protection of children affected by domestic violence. In this article, we consider the research that establishes domestic violence as a form of child abuse, and review the provisions of State and Territory domestic violence protection order legislation to assess whether they demonstrate an adequate focus on the protection of children.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||child abuse, child protection, domestic violence, children affected by domestic violence, protection order|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2015 The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law|
|Copyright Statement:||The Version of Record of this manuscript has been published
and is available in Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 23 March 2015, http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/13218719.2015.1015204
|Deposited On:||01 Apr 2015 01:57|
|Last Modified:||26 Aug 2016 01:03|
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