Family violence bench book (Online)
Judicial College of Victoria
Family Violence Protection Act 2008 Materials -- Family violence bench book and other Resources including -
Brief Overview of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 -- Prescriptive Requirements and Limitations on Decision-Making -- Checklists - Interim Hearing -- Mention Date -- Final Hearing -- Mandatory Considerations
Variations, Revocations and Extensions -- Prescriptive Requirements and Limitations -- Intervention Orders Research Materials - prepared by Magistrate Peter Power, Children's Court of Victoria.
last updated March 2016
from the website - "Family Violence Bench Book - This publication examines the Family Violence Protection Act 2008, including when to make an intervention order, sentencing principles when a person contravenes an order and the interaction between family violence orders and family law orders and child protection orders. It also contains a chapter on the social context of family violence, including the nature and dynamics of family violence and impact on diverse groups".