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This discussion paper seeks to identify some of the factors that contribute to the misidentification of victims and limit the system’s capacity to identify and respond to predominant aggressors.
This strategy document is the first of three action plans that will work towards achieving the long-term vision for the workforces that intersect with family violence. This vision is of a system that is flexible, dynamic, and person-centred, working together to respond to the complexity...
In 2016, in Solomon Islands, the Family Protection Act (FPA) came into force. It set out new provisions and stipulations for service responses under the family violence system. Three years into the FPA, the results in this report reveal the perspectives of 126 service users...
The Expert Advisory Committee on Perpetrator Interventions was established to advise the state government on the suite of family violence perpetrator interventions that should be available in Victoria to ensure the safety of more women and children. This report explores ways to strengthen existing and...
The Western Australian government has released the state's first, long-term strategy to combat elder abuse, which outlines a series of support, education and awareness measures to help combat this growing issue.
This report documents how women accused of being “absent from home”, eloping, or having sex outside marriage, risk imprisonment without charge or trial in Jordan if male family members complain to the authorities.
This fact sheet highlights key facts about intimate partner homicides in Australia. The data is based on the 2018 Data Report from the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Network (ADFVDRN).
The results of this study provide further, albeit tentative, support for the importance of accounting for police and other short-term responses when measuring the accuracy of domestic violence (DV) risk assessment tools.
Women and their children have the right to be safe from all forms of violence in Australia, regardless of their visa status. This paper sets out some necessary reforms to help achieve safety for all women.
This background paper sets out the approach to the development of a working definition of abuse of older people. The working definition is intended to be applied in the Elder Abuse National Research Program and, in particular, to inform the development of data collection instruments...