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This resource presents key findings from an analysis of Wave 1 data from the NSW Child Development Study, which aims to identify vulnerability and protective factors for a variety of health, educational and social and outcomes of children in NSW.
BroadAgenda's Editor, Dr Pia Rowe, talks to Natasha Stott Despoja about violence against women, as well as her personal experiences working in this area.
This blog post shares some emerging findings on the impact of FSV on school attendance, and the strategies used by schools to assist students experiencing periods of violence.
This literature review was produced for VicHealth by Deakin University. It focuses on the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence, and examines the intricacies of bystander behaviour.
It complements a previous brief, Domestic Violence in Australia (92) , issued by the Parliamentary Library in August 2003, which includes links to interest groups and an overview of Commonwealth government violence against women initiatives and perpetrator programs.
What is the role of men in addressing men’s violence against women? In recent years, there have been numerous articles, discussion papers, books, conferences and government policy statements advocating the greater involvement of men in working against men’s violence and towards gender equality. The involvement...
This Interim Report makes recommendations to confer on members of Victoria Police a power to remove, hold and detain persons pending an application for an interim intervention order. As the initial response by police to a family violence incident is particularly important in the process...
Several different systems of investigation into violent death exist in Australia, such as those conducted by the police, coroners and the National Homicide Monitoring Program. However, none of these look at domestic and family violence-related fatalities specifically, or analyse a group of domestic homicides occurring...
The Advocacy Information Service has produced a framework to address violence, called A framework for influencing change – responding to violence against women with disabilities, 2007-2009 (PDF 173KB) The Framework outlines 12 key strategies to guide the advocacy work of the VWDN Advocacy Information Service,...
This paper outlines a framework designed to provide a sound theoretical and evidence base to support future government, community and corporate sector activity to prevent violence against women. It identifies priority strategies, settings and population targets. In 2006 the Victorian government identified the need to...