Cases of homicide by falling are rare. But the Gable Tostee case is not the first instance of a fall from a building causing death being linked to criminal conduct.
The uneven provisioning of poker machines across Victoria may be contributing to the incidence of domestic violence in areas with many poker machines.
Research shows that many young Australians are not aware of appropriate boundaries in relationships. It's important that children are informed by research rather than rhetoric.
Rates of child marriage increase among refugee communities, where rates of sexual violence are high and opportunities for families low.
A domestic violence disclosure scheme does not in itself assist people to achieve safety from an abusive partnership.
It's uncommon internationally for workers to have a statutory right to paid domestic violence leave, but things may be shifting.
Thousands of Australian men are sitting on waiting lists every year to get help to end their violent behaviour – even though behaviour change programs can reduce their likelihood of offending again.
A review of Sydney's lockout laws found the objective of reducing alcohol- and drug-related assaults and anti-social behaviour remain valid, and the measures introduced are achieving this.
The Archers's character may have been acquitted of attempted murder in the BBC radio show, but she now faces a battle over child arrangements.
The once-taboo topics of domestic violence and institutional abuse are now front-page news, but repeated reports of incest have not registered in public awareness as evidence of a serious problem.
During the 1980s, press coverage of South African family murders suggested that something was ‘wrong’ with white society – and with the white Afrikaans men who were usually seen as perpetrators.
What did the Coalition promise during the campaign in 11 key policy areas, from health to infrastructure to jobs?
Was academic Marcia Langton right about the rate of violence against Indigenous women?
Despite efforts to make football a more inclusive game, the AFL has been long been dogged by accusations of sexism and misogyny.
Cuts to local councils are being passed onto domestic violence services – here's what we need to do to prevent it.
Political parties should commit to supporting the evidence-based recommendations of decades worth of reports into family violence.
BU researchers on the prevalence of mass shootings and gun violence, why parents often underestimate how easily their kids could access a gun and why we know so little about how to solve this problem.
Articles from our archive that offer a variety of insights into the Florida shooting.
While there is still some way to go, media reporting of violence against women and children has improved markedly in recent years.
Should those convicted of domestic violence be punished differently? A professor from the University of Maryland thinks harsher policies may make the problem worse.