Who is leading the change
Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Justice and Community Safety
The Victorian Government:
a) amend section 327 of the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) to require the Director of Public Prosecutions to approve a prosecution for the offence in cases where the alleged offender is a victim of family violence; and
b) consider legislative amendments to reconcile section 327 of the Crimes Act and section 493 of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic).