MISCELLANEOUS RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Housing

 

45. Governments should take steps to ensure that no victim of criminal

assault in the home is denied alternative shelter.

 

Criminal Law

 

54.3 Development of a national gun control strategy aimed at reducing the

number of firearms in Australian society. [ then two detailed pages on gun

control ]

 

Media

 

113. Media organisations should develop a code of conduct aimed at

reducing gratuitous intrusions of victims and alleged offenders' privacy

and dignity ; avoiding glorification of violence, and avoiding portrayals

which may encourage a similar offence.

 

 

Further recommendations address physical punishment of children, domestic

violence legislation, police training and powers, investigations into

allegations of sexual abuse, broadcasting, alcohol, the media, toy

manufacture, sport and the medical and legal professions.

 

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