BOCSAR study on domestic violence

Fri Dec 18 2015

The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has released its Crime and Justice Statistics Brief, Intimate partner homicides in NSW: 2005 to 2014. The results make interesting reading. The report found that: despite a perception that domestic violence offences are escalating, the number of victims of intimate partner homicide has remained relatively stable since 2005; only one-quarter of victims had taken an AVO out against the homicide offender prior to the homicide event; and while Indigenous people were over-represented among the victims, it was particularly disproportionate in regard to male victims (25%). Learn more here.

Contact InBriefReturn

If you no longer wish to receive In Brief, please notify the Bar Association's Certification Officer

InBrief publishes notices about events or services which are of general interest to, or which will benefit, members of the New South Wales Bar Association ®. Each day, a selection of InBrief articles is emailed to our members. To have your notice included in three daily email broadcasts, we charge $250 (inc. GST). Announcements must be paid in advance. For more information about the terms and conditions, or to arrange payment, please contact the Bar Association’s publications manager