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Gov’t Wants Domestic Abuse Central Database

PRIVACY—NEW SOUTH WALES

January 24, 2013

ABC News Australia reports that the New South Wales government “wants every case of domestic violence reported to police, health and other agencies to be recorded in a central database.” Pru Goward, the minister for Family and Community Services, said the database will improve the treatment of victims and the coordination of agencies. She said agencies will work better on behalf of victims if they all “have the same information about a victim and perpetrator, and the real risk to the victim.”
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