Domestic violence offenders to face tougher sentences under new ACT law

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
Updated August 4 2021 - 9:21am, first published 4:30am
ACT Attorney-General Shane Rattenbury has introduced new laws for tougher family violence sentencing. Picture: Keegan Carroll

There will be tougher sentences for family and domestic violence perpetrators after laws passed the ACT Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.


Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email:

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