Family violence

Alternate Term Label:
DFV
Domestic and family violence
Domestic violence
Domestic and family violence
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Managing support and safety hubs

This audit examines whether the initial support and safety hubs that have been established in communities throughout Victoria are providing effective and efficient service coordination by assessing how the department and Family Safety Victoria (FSV) plan the hubs, support hub operations and drive their continuous...
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Multicultural and Settlement services supporting women experiencing violence: The MuSeS project

This research project aimed to produce findings that can inform strategies for better supporting women experiencing violence through settlement and multicultural services (including specialist refugee mental health services).
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Fact Check: Did the NSW Coalition cut $20 million from domestic violence shelters?

NSW Opposition Leader Michael Daley says that, if elected, Labor will boost funding for domestic violence services, and claims that the state Coalition cut $20 million from specialist shelters in 2014.
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Inquiry into domestic violence with particular regard to violence against women and their children

This report presents the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee's views on Australia’s efforts to reduce domestic and family violence under the national plan, and proposes some questions for consideration in drafting the next iteration of the plan.
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Restoring financial safety: legal responses to economic abuse

This publication outlines recent research findings and makes a number of recommendations regarding prevention of economic abuse as a form of family violence and systemic support for women who have experienced it.
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Responding to financial abuse

This report describes developments over the past 20 years including recognition of economic abuse as a form of family violence and efforts to improve financial outcomes for family violence victim-survivors.
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Responding to financial abuse: final report

This report spans the period from March 2016 to December 2019 and describes the work of the Economic Abuse Reference Group (the EARG), and its individual members, in influencing industry and government initiatives in the acknowledgement and response to economic abuse.
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Developing LGBTQ programs for perpetrators and victims/survivors of domestic and family violence

This research explores how we might begin to improve the recognition and understanding of LGBTQ intimate partner violence (IPV) among both mainstream and domestic and family violence service providers, and within LGBTQ communities.
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Family Violence Death Review Committee sixth report: men who use violence

The Family Violence Death Review Committee’s (the Committee’s) sixth report provides an overview of the lives of 97 men who used violence against their intimate partners between 2009 and 2017, as captured in the committee’s database.
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Prevention of violence against women and safer pathways to services for migrant and refugee communities

The CALD PAR initiative was funded by the Department of Social Services from December 2017 to June 2020. It involved 26 projects across Australia aimed at the prevention violence against women and creating safer pathways to crisis and support services responding to family violence in...