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Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)

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Young, in love and in danger: teen domestic violence and abuse in Tasmania

Teen domestic violence and abuse is a serious public health issue - causing a wide range of detrimental impacts for victim-survivors, perpetrators and society. This report outlines the findings of recent research into teen domestic violence, and provides recommendations for preventing and responding to it.
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Keeping people safe from domestic and family violence

This audit examines how effectively state public sector entities keep people safe from domestic and family violence (DFV), prevent it from occurring, and rehabilitate perpetrators to minimise re-offending. The audit also assesses how these entities coordinate with non-government DFV services.
Strategy

National plan to end violence against women and children 2022-2032

This strategy document is the overarching, national policy framework that will guide actions towards ending violence against women and children over the next 10 years. It highlights how all parts of society must work together to achieve the shared vision of ending gender-based violence.
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Sexual harassment, aggression and violence victimisation among mobile dating app and website users in Australia

Mobile dating apps and websites are an increasingly popular and socially acceptable way of meeting people. This research reveals that there is an inherent risk associated with these platforms of being subjected to sexual harassment, aggression or violence, both online and in person.
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Come together to end domestic abuse: a survey of UK attitudes to domestic abuse 2022

Women's Aid's 'Come Together to End Domestic Abuse' campaign involves a range of activities, including media partnerships, events and public awareness. The campaign has research and evaluation at its heart. The aim of their recent survey was to design a piece of formative research to...
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A life course approach to determining the prevalence and impact of sexual violence in Australia

The scale of sexual violence against women and children has likely been underestimated. Until now, research has not extensively examined the prevalence of sexual violence in Australia. This study examined the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH), which has captured sexual violence data –...
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Family, domestic and sexual violence: national data landscape 2022

This report summarises the national evidence base for monitoring family, domestic and sexual violence (FDSV) in Australia, highlighting enhancements made over the life of the 'National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022'. The report also describes how the evidence base can...
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National sexual violence responses

This report brings together data from a range of sources to build a better understanding of sexual violence responses. It looks at where people seek support, and the patterns in service use. It also discusses data gaps, highlights opportunities for data improvements and complements the...
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Image-based abuse: gender differences in bystander experiences and responses

Image-based abuse (IBA) refers to the non-consensual taking, sharing or threatening to share nude or sexual images. This paper presents findings from a national study examining bystanders’ experiences of, and responses to, witnessing IBA.
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Adverse childhood experiences among youth who offend

Results of this study confirm the high rates of co-occurring adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the developmental histories of male youth who encounter the youth justice system in Australia, especially among those who have perpetrated sexual harm.
Guide

Domestic and family violence: a best practice guide for employers

The Business Council of Australia recognises that workplaces are likely to include both people who experience domestic and family violence (DFV), and people who perpetrate it. The intent of this guide is to provide businesses with information on how to best support employees experiencing, witnessing...
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Intimate Partner Abuse Solution programs

Intimate Partner Abuse Solution (IPAS) programs were first developed in the 1970s as diversion programs to prevent jail overcrowding. Researchers brought together experts with diverse perspectives and experiences related to conducting, evaluating and collaborating with IPAS programs, to identify a set of prioritised recommendations that...
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Technology-facilitated abuse: a survey of support services stakeholders

This national study addresses an overarching aim to examine the extent and nature of, and responses to, technology-facilitated abuse within the Australian community.
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National plan stakeholder consultation: final report

This report provides an overarching account of the views of those consulted - representing the diverse perspectives on how the next 'National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children' must be developed, implemented, governed and measured to provide the most effective effort towards...
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“It depends on what the definition of domestic violence is”: how young Australians conceptualise domestic violence and abuse

The research in this study underscores the value of promoting young people’s voices in research, policy and practice design. By centring young people’s voices, the findings give rise to important implications for policies and strategies aimed at preventing domestic violence and abuse and for respectful...
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Better practice responses to victim survivors of family violence

This project aims to provide evidence-based guidance about how the Essential Services Commission and essential providers engage with the customer vulnerability of victim survivors of family violence.
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Exploring the onset, duration and temporal ordering of adverse childhood experiences in young people adjudicated for sexual offences: a longitudinal qualitative study

This study presents a sequential analysis of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) over time, and introduces a data visualisation tool to examine the onset, duration and temporal ordering of those adversities experienced throughout one’s childhood and adolescence.
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Intersectional complexities of coercive control

Through investigating the existing data and literature around those groups disproportionately represented as victim-survivors of coercive control and those who experience specific controlling behaviours, this paper explores the intersectional complexities of coercive control experiences and the potential barriers to seeking support in Australia.
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What is coercive control?

This paper provides an overview of coercive control: what it is, why we're talking about it, how common it is and how it's currently addressed in Australia. It also considers where coercive control has been criminalised, what experts and stakeholders think and what effect the...
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National plan victim-survivor advocates consultation: final report

Violence against women is a national crisis in Australia. The federal government is presently developing the next national plan to end violence against women and children. This report report reveals that systems improvements are needed to appropriately respond to the issue, with many victim-survivors experiencing...