While coercive control legislation would mark a monumental shift away from the violence model of abuse, which sensationalises discrete episodes of physical assault, the reality is that the laws are unlikely, in and of themselves, to serve victims’ needs and prevent future harm.
Not a psychological thriller, nor a whodunnit, Jessica Moor’s debut novel, The Keeper, is emphathic and diligent in it’s efforts to move issues surrounding domestic violence into the mainstream
Jess Hill’s engaging book is a call for us to rethink the structures enabling the continuing national crisis of domestic violence.
On Violence creates a conversation about violence as a national emergency and what needs to be done to prevent it.
This latest poem by Tessa Flemming delves into the unforgettable nature of trauma and is inspired by Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Brett Kavanaugh.
Since 1991, people seeking asylum have been ineligible for any form of social security, instead they have made do with the little assistance they get under a constantly changing policy-based approach. In a new round of cuts within this policy, vast numbers of people seeking asylum will be at risk of avoidable destitution and homelessness.
The Royal Commission into Family Violence is a key milestone to combat domestic violence in Victoria.
Following the inquiry into the death of Luke Batty, Philip Marquet explores the role of the Coroner in a systemic response to family violence.
In Australia, a woman is killed by a former or current partner almost every week. Emily Maguire examines what we know about domestic violence and how to stop it.
The struggle against domestic violence in our society requires a deep cultural shift, explains Sarah George.