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Information on applying for a Harmful Digital Communications order

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Ministry of Justice has updated their website with new information about justice p....rocesses related to the Harmful Digital Communications Act. This includes information on h
The Ministry of Justice has updated their website with new information about justice processes related to the Harmful Digital Communications Act. This includes information on how to apply for a Harmful Digital Communications order. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/information-on-applying-for-a-harmful-digital-communications-order/

Treaty claim lodged on move away from whānau, hapū, iwi placements for children in care

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The M............ori Women........s Welfare League ........MWWL........ has filed a claim in the Waitangi Tribunal challenging the policy changes proposed for th
The Māori Women's Welfare League (MWWL) has filed a claim in the Waitangi Tribunal challenging the policy changes proposed for the care and protection of children and young persons. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/treaty-claim-lodged-on-move-away-from-whnau-hap-iwi-placements-for-children-in-care/

Domestic violence workplace Bill drawn from ballot; more businesses launch policies

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Green MP Jan Logie........s Domestic Violence ........ Victims........ Protection Bill has been drawn from the ballot. The bill aims to enhance workplace protec
Green MP Jan Logie's Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill has been drawn from the ballot. The bill aims to enhance workplace protections for victims of domestic violence through a series of amendments. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/domestic-violence-workplace-bill-drawn-from-ballot-more-businesses-launch-policies/

Consultations on more proposed government agency information sharing

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Government has announced two consultations related to information sharing agreemen....ts and procedures. Information sharing with the Gang Intelligence Centre Police Mini
The Government has announced two consultations related to information sharing agreements and procedures. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/consultations-on-more-proposed-government-agency-information-sharing/

Government announces information sharing framework

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ As part of the ongoing reforms to child protection........ Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have announced pro
As part of the ongoing reforms to child protection, Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have announced proposed legislation to create an information sharing framework. The information sharing framework would provide g… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/government-announces-information-sharing-framework/

MSD to Require Individual Client Level Data from Community Agencies

........From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ The Ministry of Social Development ........MSD........ has stated that future contracts will require community agencies to provide individual cl
The Ministry of Social Development (MSD) has stated that future contracts will require community agencies to provide individual client level data. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/msd-to-require-individual-client-level-data-from-community-agencies/

Government Announces More Reforms to Child Protection and Care

....From the New Zealand Family Violence Clearing House........ Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced that more reforms to the........nbsp........Children........ Young Persons
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley has announced that more reforms to the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 will be introduced in Parliament by the end of this year. http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/government-announces-more-reforms-to-child-protection-and-care/

Early and Effective Intervention at Heart of Family Violence Changes

Early and effective intervention at heart of family violence changes ........From the official website of the New Zealand Government........ Sweeping reforms to our laws will build a better system for combatting abuse and will
Sweeping reforms to our laws will build a better system for combatting abuse and will reduce harm, says Justice Minister Amy Adams and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley. The Government is proposing a broad overhaul of changes to family violence l… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/early-and-effective-intervention-at-heart-of-family-violence-changes/

Debate on Changes to Improve Court Processes for Victims of Sexual Assault

Debate on changes to improve court processes for victims of sexual assault ........From the........nbsp........New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse........ Parliament recently debated the Evidence Amendment Bill 2015
Parliament recently debated the Evidence Amendment Bill 2015, which proposes reforms to court processes for victims of sexual assault. The Evidence Amendment Bill 2015 makes a number of small changes to the Evidence Act 2006, which were among those rec… http://www.waves.org.nz/blog/debate-on-changes-to-improve-court-processes-for-victims-of-sexual-assault1/