Submissions to Discussion Paper 1

Discussion Paper 1

Submissions - Discussion Paper 1

On 27 May 2021, the Taskforce released its first discussion paper - Options for legislating against coercive control and the creation of a standalone domestic violence offence.

The paper sought community opinion on how best to legislate against coercive control as a form of domestic and family violence. The paper also examines the need to create a new offence of ‘commit domestic violence’ in Queensland law and offers a range of options for discussion.

The Taskforce received 82 submissions on discussion paper 1. We have the authors' permissions to publish the following academic, individual (professional) and organisational submissions below.