Victims of family violence

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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...
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Debt, duress and dob-ins: Centrelink compliance processes and domestic violence

This report, looking at Centrelink debts and domestic violence, shows that survivors of domestic violence, usually women, are unfairly held solely responsible for social security debts in situations where the debt was the direct result of their partner’s or ex-partner’s threats, physical violence or coercion.
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Playing our part: a framework for workplace action on domestic and family violence

This resource enables organisations to commence or refine their workplace actions on domestic and family violence. It captures current leading practice, recognises the different experiences of domestic and family violence for people of all identities, and illustrates the four key domains in which workplaces can...
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Prevalence of violence and abuse of people with disability in Australia

This website contains research reports, fact sheets, project updates and other resources about violence and disability in Australia.
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Text mining police narratives to identify types of abuse and victim injuries in family and domestic violence events

In this paper, the authors demonstrate the application of an automated text mining method to identify abuse types and victim injuries in a large corpus of NSW Police Force family and domestic violence (FDV) event narratives recorded between January 2005 and December 2016.
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Text mining police narratives for mentions of mental disorders in family and domestic violence events

In this paper, the authors describe the feasibility of using a text-mining method to generate new insights relating to family and domestic violence (FDV) from free-text police event narratives.
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Nowhere to go

Building new social housing to support women escaping family violence would more than pay for itself in averted costs and economic spin-off benefits, according to this report to be submitted to the 2021 national Women’s Safety Summit.
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Situation analysis: migrant and refugee women’s experiences of policing and good practice in police responses

This paper is based on research with police across Australia to understand systems and processes in place to facilitate culturally appropriate and gender responsive engagement with migrant and refugee women.
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Migrant and refugee women in Australia: the safety and security study

This is the first national study that captures the diversity of migrant and refugee women, including residency/visa status. It is also the first national study to ask specific questions about domestic violence and controlling behaviours related to the visa and migration status of women.
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Child witnesses of family violence: an examination of Victoria Police family violence data

Childhood exposure to family violence can lead to negative short-term and long-term outcomes for health and wellbeing. This data snapshot presents a first look at data collected by Victoria Police at family incidents about children who have been exposed to or otherwise affected by family...