Family violence

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

This paper considers the likely impact of a paid domestic violence leave provision on the payroll costs of employers.

21 December 2016

This report provides an overview of some of the ideas, challenges, and opportunities that were raised at the International Conference on Practice and Policy in the Prevention of Violence against...

14 December 2016

Factors associated with a higher risk of intimate partner violence include being younger, Australian-born, having a long-term health condition, lacking social support, experiencing financial...

Other text
12 December 2016

This resource indicates that the evidence remains inconclusive on what action works in reducing Indigenous family violence, as there have been too few adequate evaluations, but there are some...

9 December 2016

This project scoped a range of specialist family violence and universal services and organisations in Victoria to ascertain their capability and perspectives on early intervention in family...

Briefing paper
1 December 2016

The Crime Statistics Agency has released its seventh ‘in brief’ paper, which explores the involvement of alcohol in family violence incidents recorded by Victoria Police.

24 November 2016

This Victorian government strategy document outlines how they will try to build a future where all Victorians live free from family violence, and where women and men are treated equally and...

Journal article
21 November 2016

This article reports findings from a focus group study that formed part of an Australian pilot research project exploring family report writer practice in contexts of domestic violence.

8 November 2016

This report reviews the role of government initiatives at every level in addressing the underlying causes of domestic violence, including the commitments under, or related to, the National Plan to...

30 October 2016

This paper presents and discusses a snapshot of data describing child protection activity in Australia.