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Heather Douglas

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Commentary

10 Nov 2017

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released this week as part of the Personal Safety Study (PSS) reveals 16% of Australian women have...

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Journal article

10 Oct 2016

This article suggests that recent developments regarding abortion law in NSW and Queensland carry significant implications for doctors.

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Journal article

30 Nov 2015

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This article considers whether a specific domestic violence offence is needed in Australian criminal law that can recognise the ongoing, controlling and coercive nature of domestic violence. The recent introduction into English and Welsh law of a ‘controlling or...

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Research report

29 Mar 2012

People have consumed the plant Catha edulis, known more commonly as 'khat', for centuries for its stimulatory effects.

Khat is cultivated as a shrub or tree and is large, slow growing and evergreen. It usually reaches a height of between one and six metres, but in some regions closer to...

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Research report

18 Oct 2010

This report advocates for a long-term model of care for survivors of sexual violence.

The Australian Government has shown a strong commitment to the prevention of violence against women.

The recommendations presented in this paper seek to address a gap in the national agenda...

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Conference paper

28 May 2002

The Decriminalisation of Domestic Violence, by Heather Douglas and Lee Godden, is based on a survey of all domestic violence protection order files in the Brisbane Magistrates Court for 2001. In the 694 files examined, only three perpetrators were charged with criminal offences. To...

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Purpose

This paper aims to explore the well-being impacts of social enterprise, beyond a social enterprise per se, in everyday community life.

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An exploratory case study was used. The study’s underpinning theory is...

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