Are domestic violence figures actually on the decline? FactCheck investigates.
I have been ringing Lifeline since I was 12 years old. I'm now 47, and I still call Lifeline around every Christmas – but for better reasons than before.
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.
As the government and opposition seek strategies to address domestic violence, new research shows many young people are likely to blame victims and tolerate males behaving aggressively.
Part one of the ABC's Hitting Home provides an insight into the work of those responding to domestic violence on the front line – including police, courts, refuges, and a specialist forensic unit.
When adult children abuse their parents, feelings of parental love and responsibility coupled with shame and guilt often stop the parent from seeking help and protecting themselves.
Australia is poised to lead the world by demonstrating the kind of nationwide, cultural and structural change necessary to forever change the story of violence against women.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people experience family and sexual violence at rates similar to, or higher than, heterosexual women.
Merging the back-end operations of Australia's federal courts could have significant implications for the way in which resources are allocated to meet the needs of family courts and their clients.
Not only are women in regional and rural areas more likely to experience partner violence than their city counterparts, it's more difficult to leave and re-establish a new life.
Police are entrusted with enforcing the laws against domestic violence – the same laws that some are breaking in their own relationships.