Parliament is putting the final touches on new gender-based violence laws this weekend.
The three amendment bills make sweeping changes to the way the criminal justice system deals with domestic violence in particular.
A major sticking point has been whether or not a national sexual offenders registry should be made public.
With just 7% of gender-based crimes being successfully prosecuted, how impactful will these new laws be?
Some activists say the new laws will not be the silver bullet to reducing gender-related crimes.