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Additional Specialist Family Violence Courts Gazetted

On Thursday, 6 October, seven new Specialist Family Violence Courts (SFVC) were gazetted, including Melbourne and Broadmeadows.

The new SFVC’s feature remote hearing facilities, more staff, improved processes and list management, to provide a better and more specialised response to family violence and strengthen a multi-disciplinary response within local communities.

There are now 12 SFVCs across the state, working with local community organisations, legal services and Victoria Police to deliver a more integrated response to family violence.

(Source: WIFVS eNews, 14.10.22 and Magistrate’s Court email, 10.10.22)