VIOLENCE RESTRAINING ORDERS
780. Hon COLIN TINCKNELL to the minister representing the
Minister for Police:
My question is to
the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Community Services.
(1) Can the
minister please tell me how many violence restraining orders are currently in
place in Western Australia?
(2) How many of
those VROs are related to domestic violence cases?
(3) How many VROs
are in place against —
(a) males; and
STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
This question actually has been
answered by the Minister for Police who would have the numbers for violence
I thank the honourable member for
some notice of the question. The following answer has been provided to me by the
Minister for Police.
(1) The Western Australia
Police Force advises that as at 7 August 2019, there are 15 110 VROs recorded
by the Western Australia Police Force as being in force.
(2) The Western Australia
Police Force advises that as at 7 August 2019, there are 10 110 family violence
restraining orders recorded by the Western Australia Police Force as being in
(3) Of the
violence restraining orders in force —
(a) 11 837 are
recorded as being in place against males; and
(b) 3 169 are
recorded as being in place against females.