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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...
This publication contains a curated collection of research and other resources, covering a range of topics relating to understanding and preventing violence against women in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Dhelk Dja is the key Aboriginal-led Victorian Agreement that commits the signatories – Aboriginal communities, Aboriginal services and government – to work together and be accountable for ensuring that Aboriginal people, families and communities are stronger, safer, thriving and living free from family violence.
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 research shows that a disproportionate number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people are named on DVOs, charged with contraventions of DVOs and significantly more likely than non-Indigenous people to receive a sentence of imprisonment for a contravention of a DVO, compared to...
Housing’s critical role at the intersection of child protection and domestic violence has yet to be recognised in public policy.
Djirra's submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System (‘the Commission’) explores the significant opportunity to break down barriers that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experience in accessing culturally appropriate mental health support and to invest in early intervention and prevention efforts....
This literature review provides a brief overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men’s services aimed at addressing the behaviors that lead to family violence.
This report presents key findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey focusing on results for respondents who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
This study suggests that developing culturally appropriate responses to Indigenous domestic and family violence (DFV) and improving integration between housing and DFV and child protection services should reduce the rates of Indigenous women's injury and death, as well as rates of Indigenous children's out-of-home care....