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Short consultation period for national violence against women plan slammed

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th January 2022 -  “This speaks volumes about the seriousness with which the government is taking this issue”  

Opinion

Not all men’s violence prevention programs are effective: why women’s voices need to be included

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th September 2021 -  When addressing domestic and partner violence, First Nations communities need to be involved in how men’s behaviour change programs are developed and delivered, write Chay Brown and Desmond Campbell.

Opinion

When it comes to violence against women, doing nothing does harm

Andrew Cairns, Monday, 26th July 2021 -  Every man has a role to play in changing the unequal power relations, cultural norms, and social structures that excuse violence against women, writes Andrew Cairns.

An investment in social housing for domestic violence survivors could save Australia billions

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 12th July 2021 -  New research makes an economic and social case for investment in social housing

Why impact measurement is vital for family and domestic violence charities

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st June 2021 -  Researchers say community organisations rarely receive funding to measure their impact in a way that accounts for social change over time 

Water companies must step up as frontline domestic violence responders, research says

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 25th May 2021 -  Experts say that water companies can play a critical role in helping survivors of domestic violence, but many women are falling through the cracks 

Opinion

‘Let’s get this done’

Emma Morgan, Thursday, 15th April 2021 -  We are witnessing a moment of reckoning. We need to come together to demand a society where all of us can live free from fear and violence, writes Emma Morgan, co-ordinator of the FV Funders Network.

Anti-violence groups have the solutions to protect women, and they don’t include an app

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 19th March 2021 -  Advocates say it’s critical that government seeks advice from the right places and the right people

We cannot address domestic violence without acknowledging financial abuse

Bruce Argyle, Thursday, 18th March 2021 -  What does this mean for banks and other financial service providers? Bruce Argyle from Bendigo Bank shares his insights.

The hairdressers on the frontline of the fight against domestic violence

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th March 2021 -  A new program is training hairdressers and barbers on how to help clients in domestic violence situations 
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