In taking this further step towards criminalising Coercive control Australia becomes part of the worldwide movement to enable law enforcement to act against what has become known as ‘intimate terrorism’.
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Electronic Monitoring Bail
“You have the right to remain silent, anything you say can and will be used as evidence in a court of law…”
The reform of the Bail Act 2013 by the NSW Government effective from 22nd June 2022 was in part, a response to heightened media interest in bail matters.
Australia has one of the lowest ages of criminal responsibility in the world – the global average is 14 years old and accredited organisations, including the United Nations Committee, are urging countries to reconsider the criminal age.
Howard said the “failure” to address addiction “misses a major opportunity to reduce demand for drug supply, and so plays into the hands of dealers and traffickers”.
A country girl who found herself caught up in the underbelly of Sydney’s criminal activities and had no idea how the remand or prison process worked. “I didn’t get to go in front of a judge for 14 months.”
A great endorsement came through this month from law enforcement for Attenti’s EM Bail service.
The governments endorsement of the use of electronic monitoring and other technologies not only demonstrates an acknowledgement that there is more we can do to help victims feel safe and supported but also trust in the technology itself.
Supposedly, in the 1980’s an American judge was inspired by the villains ‘electronic radar device’ and thought it could be used for the greater good and set companies the task of creating a ‘tag’
As the caseload for Private Bail grows we can’t forget its purpose: to enable untried defendants the option of avoiding long periods in remand, to remain with their families and reduce the strain on the remand system which is currently well above its maximum limits.
Family Harm & Alcohol Monitoring
Supporting ANZMHA’s ‘A Safer Future is everybody’s responsibility: How we’re continuing the mission for change’
Attenti are proud to partner with ANZMHA in their initiative to bring tangible solutions to NGO’s and charities who protect victims of domestic violence, and contribute to change in aggressor behaviour.
See how your organisation can qualify for entry into this programme, its grant access, project management resources and the independent research programme.
At last year’s STOP Domestic Violence Conference, Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA) and Attenti combined to demonstrate our commitment to ‘Strong Words – Stronger Actions’.
When it comes to understanding domestic violence as it presents today, we need to consider not only the rising numbers but the increasing range of complex issues faced by victims, and the consequent impact on social and support services.
Was the question Attenti put to the audience of Mental Health’s Conference in Queensland last week.
During the “Why Should Victims be Victimised Twice” presentation by Attenti, the volunteers of the live trial will speak about their experiences. How it affected them, and what it would be like in a real-life situation.
Providing the event for ANZMH’s conference by inviting volunteers to trial the bilateral equipment for themselves has given as much value to Attenti’s technical and monitoring teams as to the participants.
Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association’s ‘Strong Words, Stronger Actions’ event is now being tested by the three teams who volunteered to participate in the live trial of #domesticviolence equipment which commenced this morning.
We didn’t realise what we had started when we asked for volunteers to contribute to a live trial of domestic violence equipment.
Within minutes of the request circulated by Natalie Newby, Conference Manager, the offers started to arrive.
Attenti continue to support ANZMH’s contribution to stopping domestic violence; ‘Strong Words, Stronger Actions’