Mainstream family violence services must also become culturally sensitive and responsive so they too can provide services to Indigenous community members.
Children may endure family violence directly, or witness violence perpetrated on others. Both scenarios result in severe adverse effects for children in the short and long term.
The royal commission's recommendations seek a complete transformation of Victorian family violence services, and the state’s prevention of and response to family violence.
Interacting with communities can provide health planners with critical information that can help them solve health challenges in specific areas.
A new three-year pilot programme to help the perpetrators of domestic abuse will start this April, but as investment in victim help declines, questions have arisen as to just how effective it can be.
With incidence of elder abuse, mostly within families, on the rise, the government is looking for much-needed legislative measures to combat it.
As part of a strategy to eliminate violence against women, a new ad uses a series of photographs depicting young men who have assaulted their girlfriends.
The story of how psychology framed women for their own assaults began, as so many of psychology’s stories do, with some trapped animals.
There are many recent cases of women being abused or harassed online. But technology can also play a role in preventing violence against women.
Are domestic violence figures actually on the decline? FactCheck investigates.
A Senate inquiry into the links between gendered marketing and domestic violence has been secured, but this is only the beginning of necessary cultural and social changes.
Gerard Baden-Clay's successful appeal against a conviction for the murder of his wife should not be misread as a sign of judicial tolerance of domestic violence.
Despite all the media coverage, don't expect any clear decisions on national tax reform on Friday. But we should see more progress on other issues, including domestic violence and violent extremism.
At a time when Australia is discussing the adequacy of legal responses to domestic violence, decisions that serve to lessen the culpability of men’s violence against women are undoubtedly concerning.
Does viewing violent television as a child increase aggression toward women later in life? We check the research.
In the social media age, perpetrators can devastate their partner or ex-partner psychologically, socially and financially, while remaining cloaked in anonymity from cyberspace.
Christian Porter on domestic violence.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Social Services Minister Christian Porter about the government's moves on domestic violence, his thinking on welfare reform and his support for making adoption easier.
Paid leave for victims of domestic violence is becoming the norm in Australia, but it needs to be part of a broader package of support measures.
By drawing on interviews with perpetrators and their ex-partners and police evidence, a common discrepancy in victim and perpetrator accounts of domestic and family violence becomes blatantly obvious.
More and more countries are passing femicide legislation. But work remains to make sure that the intent and purpose of these laws is communicated and enforced.