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Australian Academy of Law Public Lecture

  • 08 Feb 2017
  • 6:30 PM (UTC+11:00)
  • Law Lecture Theatre 2, Adelaide Law School, Ligertwood Building, University of Adelaide

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Speakers: The Hon. Marcia Neave AO, former Chair of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and former Judge of the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal

Welcome: The Hon. Kevin Lindgren AM QC, President of the Australian Academy of Law

Introduction: Professor Margaret Davies, Flinders University

Vote of Thanks: The Hon. Justice Kevin Nicholson, Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia

Time and Date: 5:30pm, Thursday 24 November 2016

Venue: Law Lecture Theatre 2, Adelaide Law School, Ligertwood Building, University of Adelaide

The Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence provided in its report a valuable opportunity to understand the ongoing struggles faced both by survivors of domestic violence, and by those seeking to enforce laws that are targeted at stamping it out. The Victorian Government accepted all 227 of the Royal Commission’s recommendations. In her address, the Hon. Marcia Neave shall consider the path forward to prevent family violence and protect those affected. The address shall cover both law and social policy solutions, and the practical intersection of the two, in the complex and nuanced field of addressing the largely hidden crisis of ongoing family violence.

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