Mediation experts say Family Law in Australia is one of the main reasons why Indigenous families are often caught up in domestic violence.

And one particular agency, the Mediation Institute, is trying to address the complex nature of the Family Law Act and its impact on Aboriginal families.

The Institute holds courses encouraging family-led decision making that strives to keep Indigenous families and communities safer.

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Produced By: Frank Bonaccorso

Featured In Story: Joanna Law – Director of Mediation Institute

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 28 May 2024