Qld’s DV taskforce proposes new laws ahead of consultation

Queensland’s new domestic violence task force has announced a range of options to help address the issue.

13 options have been listed in the first discussion paper from the task force, which includes new laws that could see perpetrators jailed for up to 14 years.

It’s also suggesting stricter monitoring, similar to what is imposed on serial sex offenders.


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Members of the task force will now travel around the state to consult with various stakeholders.

The consultation period will last six weeks, with all feedback welcome.

For further information about the task force, including how you can participate, visit www.womenstaskforce.qld.gov.au.

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Fake News ❌

Who is on the task force, what is their mandate, who are they consulting with and when is it meant to report and to whom.