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The Crime Statistics Agency found that recorded family incidents increased by 8.6% in the past 12 months, with 82,652 incidents recorded across the state.

The Federal Government will restore funding to the community legal sector in the May 2017 budget, abandoning cuts outlined in previous budgets.

Violence against women puts 6500 girls and women in hospital every year in Australia, with domestic assaults the major cause.

Workforce census now open

Victoria’s first family violence workforce census will give workers the opportunity to have a say on the key issues affecting them and to shape the government's 10-year Industry Plan.

The new Centre for Research Excellence will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond.

The introduction of the Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017 was a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Women and children fleeing family violence is the single biggest driver of homelessness in our community, and it's growing at a rapid rate.

New research from RMIT shows that eleven per cent of Australians — both women and men — have suffered economic abuse at the hands of a partner.

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