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Judiciary Summary bail decisions pilot expands

9 May 2016, Family Violence Death Review Committee

A pilot to support judges to make better informed family violence bail decisions expands to Wellington, Wairarapa and Northland, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Police Minister Judith Collins have announced today.

Agencies need to change response to family violence

25 Feb 2016, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) says agencies must take more responsibility for the safety of family violence victims, rather than expecting victims to keep themselves safe from abusive partners.

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Committee calls for radical change towards family violence

26 Jun 2014, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The fourth report from the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) calls for a radical change in the way New Zealand responds to its most dangerous and chronic cases of family violence.

Family violence report released

27 Jun 2013, Family Violence Death Review Committee

Following a review of family violence deaths, the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) is recommending developing a multi-agency case management process for high-risk cases of family violence.

New Chair for Family Violence Death Review Committee

4 Dec 2011, Family Violence Death Review Committee

The Health Quality & Safety Commission is delighted to announce that Associate Professor of Law Julia Tolmie is to head the Family Violence Death Review Committee (FVDRC) from 1 December.