In the last few years, significant resources have been devoted to changing attitudes towards domestic violence – so why aren’t the numbers going down?
This article suggests that recent developments regarding abortion law in NSW and Queensland carry significant implications for doctors.
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 coercive’ behaviour offence...
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,...
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...
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...
This paper aims to explore the well-being impacts of social enterprise, beyond a social enterprise per se, in everyday community life.
An exploratory case study was used. The study’s underpinning theory is from relational geography, including Spaces of...