Domestic violence law reforms a ‘knee-jerk reaction’, Canberra defence lawyers say

Bolstered domestic violence laws have been welcomed by victims of crime advocates while acknowledging there is more work to be done. But not everyone was in favour of the changes, with defence lawyers panning the reforms as a knee-jerk reaction that would not address the root cause of family violence.

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