Family violence

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
DFV
Domestic and family violence
Domestic violence
Collection
Featured
Established to focus on developments in research, policies and actions since the Royal Commission into Family Violence, this collection includes of policy-relevant resources that relate to current and emerging issues in Australia and research, policy and evaluation relevant to the design and implementation of activities...
Report

Pacific young people’s understanding of family violence

This report has been prepared to broaden understanding about young Pacific people’s identity and world views, and to explore how these understandings influence young Pacific people’s perceptions of healthy family relationships and family violence.
Report

Experiences of domestic violence among women with restrictive long-term health conditions

This report describes the domestic violence experiences of women with restrictive long-term health conditions during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, using survey data collected in May 2020 from over 8,000 Australian women who were in a current relationship.
Report

Who is most at risk of physical and sexual partner violence and coercive control during the COVID-19 pandemic?

This study shows that, consistent with what is known about patterns of domestic violence more generally, some Australian women were much more likely than others to have experienced physical or sexual violence and/or coercive control during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Briefing paper

Defining and responding to coercive control

This policy brief is designed to assist policymakers developing legal or policy and practice frameworks to prevent or respond to coercive control in relation to domestic and family violence.
Guide

The dangerous combination of gambling and domestic and family violence against women

This guide has been developed to build the capacity of workers in the domestic and family violence (DFV), gambling help and financial counselling sectors in order to support women who have been affected by DFV (including economic abuse) from a male partner, where the DFV...
Report

Findings from a research study on the impact of COVID-19 on domestic violence against women in Ha Noi, Viet Nam

The COVID-19 pandemic prompted nationwide social-distancing measures in Vietnam, isolating more than 95 million people inside their homes and as a result, domestic violence increased. In this study, 303 female participants shared their experiences of family violence during COVID-19.
Evaluation

Tracking progress in prevention

The report demonstrates that Australia’s approach to primary prevention is based on sound evidence, showing encouraging signs of progress and heading in the right direction.
Report

Fathering programs in the context of domestic and family violence

This paper examines how men's behaviour change programs, domestic and family violence specific fathering programs, and Aboriginal men's healing programs address fathering issues for men who use violence.
Report

Family violence policies, legislation and services: improving access and suitability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men

This report outlines research investigating the pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men through the family violence legal and support service system, seeking better understanding of the opportunities for rehabilitation that are respectful and culturally responsive, and to see if these pathways enable positive...