The Royal Commission into Family Violence made 227 recommendations to transform Victoria’s family violence system. These were based on evidence gathered from 1,000 written submissions, 44 group sessions and 25 days of public hearings with 220 witnesses.
On the same day as the commission...
The Family Violence Risk Assessment and Risk Management Framework (often referred to as the common risk assessment framework, or the CRAF) has been in use in Victoria since 2007. The CRAF is used by many different professional groups who come into contact with family violence...
JaneMaree Maher and Jo Lindsay criticise descriptions of working mothers that focus on conflict, guilt and career disruption. They argue that women are developing new models of mothering and employment focusing on transferable skills and the integration of necessary labour.
In this paper from the Transitions and Risk: New Directions in Social Policy conference, JaneMaree Maher and Jo Lindsay argue that employed mothers may be best characterised as working in 'permanent' transitional labour markets. They suggest that women may be constructing new and flexible models...