Domestic violence

Fact sheet
19 April 2017

Nearly 6,500 women and girls were hospitalised due to assault in Australia in 2013–14, with the violence usually perpetrated by a partner or spouse, according to new analysis from the Australian...

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...

Research report
29 March 2017

Examines how specialist domestic and family violence services listen to Aboriginal women - what they see and hear, what they have learnt, and how they apply this in practice.

Report
16 March 2017

During 2015 - 16, 162,175 (30.2 per 1,000) Australian children received child protection services (investigation, care and protection order and/or were in out-of-home care), and children from...

Report
15 February 2017

This study examines the recorded family violence incidents and non-family violence offences for a cohort of family violence perpetrators over a five year period from 2012 to 2016.

Briefing paper
22 December 2016

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

Report
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...

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...

Report
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.