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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 09 Hansard (Thursday, 18 August 2005 2005) . . Page.. 2973 ..


In relation to (a) complaints brought to the attention of and (b) crisis visits by the Domestic Violence Crisis Service following alleged incidents of domestic violence between adults, in how many cases was it alleged that the victims were (i) male, (ii) female and (iii) both a male and female;

How many Interim Domestic Violence Protection Orders (IDVPOs) were issued to (a) males and (b) females in terms of (i) number of IDVPOs and (ii) number of distinct persons;

How many Final Domestic Violence Protection Orders (FDVPOs) were issued to (a) males and (b) females in terms of (i) number of FDVPOs and (ii) number of distinct persons;

In relation to offences detected or actions taken by the police following alleged incidents of domestic violence between adults, in how many cases was it alleged by the police that the victims of the incident were (a) male, (b) female and (c) both a male and female in terms of the number of (i) offences or actions and (ii) distinct persons;

In relation to arrests by the police following alleged incidences of domestic violence between adults, in how many cases was it alleged by the police that the victims of the incident were (a) male, (b) female and (c) both a male and female;

In relation to prosecutions following alleged incidents of domestic violence between adults, in how many cases was it alleged by the police that the perpetrator of the alleged offences was (a) male or (b) female in terms of both the number of (i) prosecutions and (ii) distinct persons;

In relation to convictions following alleged incidents of domestic violence between adults, in how many cases was it alleged by the police that the perpetrator of the alleged offences was (a) male or (b) female in terms of both the number of (i) convictions and (ii) distinct persons;

In relation to convictions following alleged incidents of domestic violence between adults, in how many cases was the perpetrator of the alleged offence cross-classified according to whether he/she was (a) male or (b) female punished by being (i) gaoled, (ii) fined or (iii) otherwise punished.

Mr Stanhope: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

Question 1 and its parts is unable to be answered as the data is not available on the ACT Policing database. ACT Policing data which contains family violence is not readily interrogated to obtain the number of family violence incidents between adults. The reporting is based on the demographics for the total people involved in family violence incidents.

Question 2 and its parts is unable to be answered in its entirety as the Domestic Violence Crisis Service does not have the capacity to analyse its data by incident or complaint. However, records of the service show that during the period 1 July 2004 to 30 June 2005 the following persons identified as:


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