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Gender inequality to be fixed by the next generation

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 22nd May 2019 -  Young people are being encouraged to play an active role in promoting respectful relationships after research found one in seven young Australians believe a man would be justified

Equal blame? The dangers of couples counselling in a domestic violence situation

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 16th May 2019 -  Jane sat in a room across from a counsellor and her aggressor. With the three of them almost in a circle, all facing each other, the counsellor began to ask about their relationship as

NSW bolsters domestic violence efforts with Our Watch membership

Luke Michael, Friday, 10th May 2019 -  New South Wales has been lauded for taking a new approach to prevent family violence after becoming the final Australian state to join the Our Watch initiative. NSW domestic violence

Concerns Raised Over Government’s Domestic Violence Plan

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th March 2019 -  Community groups warn the Morrison government’s $328 million domestic violence package will not fix major gaps in the safety service system that are making it hard for victims to

Domestic Violence Funding Leaves Behind Migrant and Refugee Women

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 12th February 2019 -  A $78 million investment in emergency domestic violence accommodation by the federal government has been met with mixed reviews from community groups, who say only funding certain

Opinion

A Time For Action on Ending Violence Against Women

Contributor, Tuesday, 27th November 2018 -  In wake of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Sunday, Australian Association of Social Workers national president Christine Craik says governments

Federal Government Under Fire Over Funding Allocations

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 19th November 2018 -  The peak body for Western Australian social services has lashed out at the federal government for cutting funding to domestic and family violence programs in the state, saying it

White Ribbon CEO Puts Hasty Departure Down to Culture Clash

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 12th November 2018 -  Weeks after removing a statement supporting women’s reproductive rights from the website of anti-domestic violence group White Ribbon, the newly ousted CEO says she was forced

White Ribbon Scandal Angers Sector

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 22nd October 2018 -  Continuing outrage over the White Ribbon reproductive rights scandal has some questioning the future of the organisation.  White Ribbon faced criticism from politicians, women

Dentistry for a Cause

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 8th October 2018 -  Dr Sonia Sonia is not your typical dentist, volunteering and now starting her own charity putting her professional skills to use to help those affected by family violence. She is this

Family Violence Prevention Made a Government Priority

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 4th October 2018 -  Victoria’s largest government body against family violence will form into an independent statutory authority, working with not for profits to combat family violence and gender

Opinion

Making Australia Safer – Really?

David Crosbie, Thursday, 13th September 2018 -  Safety is part of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s three-point plan to win the next election, but what is he doing to create a safer Australia, asks Community Council for Australia
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