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Updates Mouzos and Rushforth’s (2003) findings describing characteristics of domestic/family homicides in Australia from 1 July 2002 to 30 June 2012.
In 2003, the Australian Institute of Criminology published a report that drew attention to the characteristics of domestic/family homicide based...
Aims: To describe the characteristics of those found guilty of breaching an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (ADVO) in NSW in 2013 and the principal penalties they received.
Method: BOCSAR’s Criminal Courts database provided information regarding the demographic characteristics of, and penalties imposed...
Overview: This paper summarises a recent Parliamentary Library publication on domestic violence. It provides an overview of the prevalence, risk factors and cost of domestic violence in Australia.
This paper uses the term domestic violence to refer to ‘acts of violence that occur...
This report calls for earlier and more proactive intervention in family violence, arguing that while family violence has finally come to attention as a systemic wrong in need of a National Plan, a significant gap exists in our collective response.
One in three Australian women have experienced physical violence since the age of 15 and almost one in five have experienced sexual violence. A study of Victorian women demonstrated that domestic violence is the leading preventable contributor to death, disability and illness in women aged...
The purpose of this issues paper is to provide general guidance to individuals and organisations in making written submissions to the Royal Commission into Family Violence.
Intervention Orders and the Intervention Response Model: Evaluation Report 1
This report outlines the findings from a process evaluation of the first year of operation of Intervention Orders and the Intervention Response Model, conducted in 2012. The report is the first of three...
This briefing paper defines domestic and family violence, outlines NSW Government strategies, and, provides a snapshot of recent developments federally and in Queensland and Victoria.
Domestic and family violence is an all too common crime in NSW, as it is...
This report was commissioned by the members of the Domestic and Family Violence Crisis Lines of Australia Network (hereafter known as DFVCLAN).
The purpose of this report is to collate and analyse the statistics of those women contacting the Domestic and Family Violence crisis...
In this submission seven clients of Salvation Army family violence services speak about their experiences of the family violence and justice systems and make recommendations to the Royal Commission into Family Violence.