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The Impact of Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) on Visas in Australia

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Apprehended Violence Orders (AVOs) are legal instruments used to protect individuals in Australia from harassment, threats, and violence. While AVOs are primarily associated with domestic violence situations, they can have significant consequences on an individual’s immigration status, particularly if they hold a visa. In this article, we will explore the impact of AVOs on visas […]

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Breach of Apprehended Violence Orders

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Pursuant to section 14(1) Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007, it is an offence to contravene a condition of an Apprehended Violence Orders (AVO). The offence is punishable by up to 2 years imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $5,500. Conditions of AVOs All AVOs have the mandatory conditions referred to as conditions […]