Welcome to the Department of Attorney General and Justice Domestic and Family Violence Programs website.
The NSW Government is committed to improving the justice system response to domestic and family violence.
The NSW State Plan 2021 outlines governments commitment to preventing and reducing the level of crime, preventing and reducing re-offending and improving community confidence in the justice system.
On 15 September 2014 It Stops Here Safer Pathway was launched in Orange and Waverley.
The NSW Government is changing the way victims of domestic and family violence get help. Safer Pathway aims to reduce and prevent death, disability and injury as a result of domestic and family violence, and facilitate victims’ access to support services. The launch of Safer Pathway means that services will swiftly and efficiently address the safety needs of victims from the first point of contact.
For further information, resources, tools and templates see the It Stops Here Safer Pathway link in the blue toolbar above.
The NSW Domestic Violence Justice Strategy is an operational framework that outlines the approaches and standards justice agencies in NSW will adopt to improve the criminal justice system’s response to domestic violence. Its fundamental objectives are to make victims safer, hold perpetrators accountable and prevent domestic violence from reoccurring… read more about the NSW Domestic Violence Justice Strategy
Read the media release from the Attorney General [PDF, 110kb]
The Domestic Violence Justice Strategy is available in print and alternate formats. If you require this publication in an alternative format, please contact:
Phone: 02 8688 3277 (8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday)
Fax: 02 8688 9627
or write to us at:
Domestic and Family Violence Unit
Crime Prevention Division
Department of Attorney General and Justice
Locked Bag 5111
PARRAMATTA NSW 2124