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This research found a high rate of police administration of the Domestic Violence Safety Action Tool in the first 12 months of implementation.
The With Study - Women’s Input into a Trauma-informed systems model of care in Health settings - was commissioned by ANROWS to understand how to promote a trauma-informed organisational model of care, responsive to women and practitioners, and embed it into the complex system of...
This study aimed to find whether the Safer Pathway program is more effective in reducing domestic violence related offences (e.g. physical assault, threats of physical assault, intimidation) than the conventional response to such offences.
Aim: To determine which factors were associated with (1) female experiences of intimate partner violence (IPV), (2) female reporting of physical or sexual assault by an intimate partner to the police and (3) females seeking help and support after experiencing IPV.
This resource has information for women and girls who have been sexually assaulted including:What sexual assault means; Getting medical help and counselling after a sexual assault; Reporting to the police; and Legal process and your rights.
A review and evaluation of domestic and family violence prevention and early intervention services focusing on at-risk groups and communities.
This report sets out the findings of research into domestic and family violence (DFV) prevention initiatives focused on groups and communities...
New research by the Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) shows that prison is no more effective in deterring domestic violence (DV) offenders than a suspended sentence.
BOCSAR compared 1,612 matched pairs of DV offenders, one of whom received a prison sentence of...
Domestic violence is typically characterised by a wide range of controlling behaviours. An offence committed in the context of domestic violence is usually part of a larger picture of repeated and multifaceted physical, mental and emotional abuse in which the perpetrator uses tactics aimed at...
The Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) of Legal Aid NSW began delivering services in January 2016. This evaluation involved quantitative analysis of Legal Aid NSW administrative data, and interviews and focus groups with stakeholders. It examined key questions such as whether the DVU is reaching disadvantaged...
This study aims to estimate an unbiased effect of commencing the EQUIPS Domestic Abuse Program on general re-offending and domestic violence related re-offending.