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Family violence articles

Family violence articles


Feature: Online learning to build foundational knowledge

DVRCV has been developing a comprehensive elearning package to build the foundational knowledge required to prevent and respond to family violence and violence against women.

Holding the baby costs nothing

The way in which women’s refuge workers relate to infants can help mothers cope with trauma and insecurity

- Wendy Bunston, Karen Glennen & Rosemary Barca

Young people and abuse: listening and responding

A new book provides advice on how best to respond if you suspect a child is being abused

- Hannah Baker

Embedding the political will

MP Fiona Richardson discusses her priorities in her new role as Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence

- Vig Geddes

Building from Strength: a bold vision for the family violence workforce of the future

Every profession and sector needs to recognise that preventing and responding to family violence is a core part of their business

Risk assessment at the Royal Commission

DVRCV provided expert evidence on risk assessment and risk management practices at the Royal Commission into Family Violence

- Libby Eltringham

Family violence in an LGBTIQ context

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people are more likely to experience family violence but less likely to receive appropriate support

- Dr Kate O’Halloran

A question of parity

The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights discusses some of the culturally specific challenges that face Muslim women who experience family violence

- Joumaneh El Matrah

Family violence in Aboriginal communities

Culturally safe and specialist support services are essential for Aboriginal survivors of family violence

- Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service


Family violence articles