This plan, developed by the National Ageing Research Institute, with support from Seniors Rights Victoria, the Office of Public Advocate and community service providers, identifies gaps and sets out ten priorities to address elder abuse.
Foregrounding the perspective of Aboriginal people who work within the family violence space or have had experience of family violence, this report supports the creation of a network of place-based Indigenous family violence strategies owned and managed by Indigenous people.
This resource presents key findings from an analysis of Wave 1 data from the NSW Child Development Study, which aims to identify vulnerability and protective factors for a variety of health, educational and social and outcomes of children in NSW.
Internationally, police services, as well as support agencies, deploy a variety of techniques and strategies to address domestic violence in LGBTI communities. Each of these services has their particular strengths and challenges, as explored throughout this report.
This report recommends that the federal government consider whether having a principal contractor (rather than the specialist services themselves) providing first responder services represents value for money and best-practice.
This guide aims to help people and organisations develop violence prevention approaches, strategies and activities in a way that effectively engages immigrant and refugee communities to prevent violence against women.
This report provides a vision for a new family law system that is accessible, equitableand responsive and prioritises the safety of those affected by family violence.
This plan outlines the Victorian government’s long-term plan to equip and support workers to prevent and respond to family violence.
The Preventing Family Violence and Violence Against Women Capability Framework provides the foundational skill set required to deliver prevention of violence against women initiatives, with recognition that future development to encompass all forms of family violence will be required. As research and evidence is developed...
How valuable is the introduction of new legal categories as a way of improving responses to intimate partner violence?
This paper reports on a multifaceted response to build capacity and willingness of health professionals to identify signs of family violence and engage with referral pathways to on-site legal assistance
This paper explores the essential principles required for the development of an effective violence prevention framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and boys, to reduce and prevent violence against women and children. Informed by a knowledge circle of nationally recognised Aboriginal and Torres...
Examines some of the challenges women in the Papua New Guinea highlands face in escaping violent relationships.
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 resource outlines key findings of the research undertaken by the Queensland Centre for Domestic and Family Violence Research, regarding the enforcement of DVPOs and the implications for policy and practice, including implications for the impending National Domestic Violence Order Scheme.
This report was prepared investigate the impact of the 2015 Domestic Violence Evidence-in-Chief (DVEC) reforms on court outcomes for domestic violence assaults in New South Wales.
This report is the response to the Victorian Attorney-General’s request for advice on ‘swift and certain’ approaches to family violence offenders in Victoria.
The aim of this project was to undertake a comprehensive review of family violence cases managed by inTouch that involve women (victims) who have or are experiencing family violence whose migration status is temporary.
This report presents the results of a qualitative study examining the experiences of women seeking help for domestic and family violence who live in regional, rural, and remote areas in Australia.
This study engaged with five different types of social and geographical locations at sites in South Australia and Western Australia to explore how isolation affects different women’s abilities to seek assistance and cope with experiences of domestic violence.