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Judicial Advisory Group on Family Violence

Court Services Victoria (CSV) established the Judicial Advisory Group on Family Violence (JAGFV) in August 2016 in response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. 

The JAGFV provides advice to the CSV's governing body - the Courts Council - on the implementation of Royal Commission recommendations from a Victorian court system-wide angle. 


  • The Hon Marcia Neave AO - Chair and former Commissioner of the RCFV
  • The Hon Justice Jane Dixon - Supreme Court of Victoria
  • His Hon Judge Michael McInerney - County Court of Victoria
  • Her Hon Deputy Chief Magistrate Felicity Broughton - Magistrates' Court of Victoria
  • Her Hon Judge Amanda Chambers - Children's Court of Victoria
  • Her Hon Coroner Audrey Jamieson - Coroner's Court of Victoria
  • Deputy President Heather Lambrick - Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
  • Ms Samantha Burchell - Judicial College of Victoria 
  • Her Hon Judge Evelyn Bender - Federal Circuit Court of Australia 
  • His Hon Peter Couzens - Adult Parole Board 
  • The Hon Justice Victoria Bennett - Family Court of Australia 

Contact us

For any additional enquiries, please email: fv.consultations@dpc.vic.gov.au