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Community-led research shows importance of culture in healing from domestic violence

Danielle Kutchel, Wednesday, 13th April 2022 -  Blending Western and cultural ways of gathering knowledge, a new research project is developing a best practice framework for addressing the impacts of domestic and family violence

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 More than 7,600 women a year are returning to violent partners, and 9,120 women a year are becoming homeless

Community partnerships, healthy homes for renters and the impacts of the pandemic on DFV

Contributor, Thursday, 10th June 2021 -  All the latest news from the Councils of Social Service of Australia.


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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  In Arren Healy’s 27 years as a barber, he’s heard some of his client’s most

Community legal services fear they will struggle after Family Court merger

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 24th February 2021 -  Over 155 advocates from a range of professions are opposing the court merger  Advocates say they will struggle to provide the extra support needed for vulnerable clients going through

A tale of two polls: So what is the real difference?

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 12th November 2020 -  Recent polling commissioned by White Ribbon uncovered shocking attitudes by men on domestic violence. But questions were asked as to why the anti-domestic violence group didn’t

The hidden crisis of COVID-19

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 24th March 2020 -  Australians are being told to stay at home to keep coronavirus at bay. But what if that home isn’t safe?  Domestic violence organisations are banding together to raise awareness of

Outrage over funding for couples counselling in domestic violence package

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 30th July 2019 -  The Senate has passed a motion criticising the government’s plan to fund couples counselling for abuse perpetrators and their victims.  Greens deputy leader Larissa Waters said
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