Victims of family violence--Services for

Research report

Overview of services and service provider perspectives
31 Aug 2018

This report contains the results of a mixed methods research study exploring the characteristics and activities of Department of Social Services’ funded Family and Relationship Services (FaRS) and Specialised Family Violence Services (SFVS). The results from this research will help to inform future service delivery...

Report

16 Aug 2018

This summary outlines the major issues identified in the ANROWS research relevant to children, the factors preventing effective service delivery and the policy and practice changes recommended by the researchers. It concludes with future research directions.

Conference proceedings

10 Aug 2018

The 2018 National Homelessness Conference, presenting the theme ‘Ending homelessness together’, delivered a wealth of evidence and information on ways to understand, reduce and alleviate homelessness. Over 800 delegates and more than 80 speakers participated across two very full days, exploring the underlying drivers of...

Strategy

27 Jul 2018

The National Risk Assessment Principles for domestic and family violence provide an overarching national understanding of risk and managing risk in the area of domestic and family violence. They provide a guide for jurisdictions in developing, revising or evaluating risk assessment frameworks, tools and resources...

Audio

19 Jul 2018

The Tasmanian government is arguing that people who suffer emotional abuse and intimidation - rather than physical violence - should not be eligible for victims of crime compensation.

Strategy

A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children
13 Jul 2018

This resource contains a set of clear actions that are needed to address the many drivers of violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. This is a national resource, intended to encourage, guide and support a national effort by many organisations and stakeholders, at...

Research report

3 Jul 2018

This report provides information about workers in services used by people affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault.

Report

10 May 2018

The first annual report of the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor has found that the Victorian government needs to invest more time in planning and coordinating its family violence reform package.

Research report

3 May 2018

The Safer Pathway program has only had a limited effect on the incidence of domestic violence (DV) in NSW, according to this report released by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research.

Research report

3 May 2018

This report outlines BOCSAR's evaluation of the DVSAT screening tool (which is a key component of the Safer Pathway program), to see how reliable it is in identifying victims of domestic violence at high risk of repeat victimisation.

Report

28 Mar 2018

Over the past twelve months, work has been underway across government and key sector representatives to progress the ambitious reforms recommended by the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The information in this document sets out some of the key achievements over the past year.

Evaluation

28 Feb 2018

The Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) of Legal Aid NSW began delivering services in January 2016. This evaluation involved quantitative analysis of Legal Aid NSW administrative data, and interviews and focus groups with stakeholders. It examined key questions such as whether the DVU is reaching disadvantaged...

Research report

Report by Senior Constable Ben Bjarnesen - 2016 Churchill Fellow
11 Jan 2018

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.

Report

15 Dec 2017

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.

Report

Recommendations for an accessible, equitable and responsive family law system which better prioritises safety of those affected by family violence
7 Dec 2017

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.

Strategy

5 Dec 2017

This plan outlines the Victorian government’s long-term plan to equip and support workers to prevent and respond to family violence.

Evaluation

5 Dec 2017

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...

Report

1 Dec 2017

This report argues that every organisation has a role to play to support its people who are experiencing domestic and family violence, and create a culture that does not tolerate violence or discrimination and actively promotes gender equality.

Journal article

22 Nov 2017

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

Report

1 Nov 2017

This report uses the most current data to shed light on four specific forms of violence: violent discipline and exposure to domestic abuse during early childhood; violence at school; violent deaths among adolescents; and sexual violence in childhood and adolescence.

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