Victoria

Journal article
15 April 2017

Although prevalence studies show girls are more frequently sexually abused than boys, a significant proportion of boys also experience child sexual abuse (CSA). We conducted a 20 year longitudinal...

Report
11 April 2017

This Victorian Ombudsman report finds that while saying sorry may sometimes be difficult for public authorities, if done well, the results are often worth all the effort and more.

Article
30 March 2017

Today marks one year since Victoria’s Royal Commission into Family Violence released its seven-volume report and recommendations. These set out a blueprint to transform responses to, and...

Audio interview
28 March 2017

How is Western Australia's 15% gas reserve policy working, and should it be considered by other states?

Discussion paperSurvey
27 March 2017

This discussion paper provides an overview about the use of accredited interpreters by people with low English proficiency accessing health care services and information in Victoria.

Report
23 March 2017

This report reveals young people in Victoria’s youth justice centres are subjected to unacceptable levels of isolation and are routinely locked down due to staffing issues.

Report
23 March 2017

This report looks at the ‘new economy,’ (peer-to-peer markets) - specifically, ride-sharing services, and outlines options for regulation and taxi industry compensation.

Report
22 March 2017

This audit examined if Victoria's Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is managing the Environment Effects Statement process effectively.

Report
22 March 2017

This audit shows that planning schemes have mixed success in achieving the intent of state policy across the three areas examined - developing activity centres, increasing housing density,...

Report
16 March 2017

This cost benefit analysis found that it is cheaper to provide last resort housing to homeless people than to leave them 'sleeping rough.'