Briefing paper

A snapshot of how local context affects sexual assault service provision in regional, rural and remote Australia

Health Social services Crime Australia Victoria
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Regional, rural and remote sexual assault services in Australia face unique challenges in meeting the needs of the diverse populations they seek to support. These issues range from geographical barriers, to meeting specific cultural needs in an appropriate manner. The local context of rural, regional and remote areas in Australia has led to some innovative practices by service providers. ACSSA spoke with six sexual assault services in regional, rural and remote areas to explore local contexts and the ways in which managers and workers solved issues through flexible and innovative approaches.

Publication Details


Publication place:
Melbourne, Vic