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Providing Housing for Women and Children Escaping Domestic Violence

Luke Michael, Monday, 11th June 2018 -  Janelle Goulding is the CEO of Address Housing, a specialist housing provider for women and children affected by domestic violence. She is this week’s Changemaker. Goulding has

Social Investment Grant Program Grows By $100K

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 17th May 2018 -  Not-for-profit banking specialist Community Sector Banking has increased their Social Investment Grant Program by $100,000 this year. Applications are now open for the annual

Council Housing Pledge Shows the Way on DV Support

Andrew Cairns, Thursday, 3rd May 2018 -  It’s encouraging to see local councils joining the conversation about access to housing for domestic violence victims writes Community Sector Banking CEO Andrew Cairns. Access

Why Family Violence Leave Should Be Paid

Kate Farhall, Thursday, 29th March 2018 -  Financial hardship can bind women to abusive relationships, writes, Kate Farhall, a Postdoctoral research fellow at RMIT University in this article which first appeared in The

Providing A Place of Refuge

Wendy Williams, Friday, 9th March 2018 -  Robyn Martin is the manager of Beryl Women’s Refuge, an Indigenous leader and anti-violence campaigner. She is this week’s Changemaker. Beryl Women Inc. is Australia’s

Why Doesn’t She Leave?

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 8th March 2018 -  The question most commonly asked by people trying to understand domestic violence is why doesn’t she just leave? But this is not only a question with a complicated answer, it is the

Cross-Sector Partnerships Key to Delivering Homes of Hope

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 7th March 2018 -  Corporates and not for profits have united to help provide essential services to women escaping domestic violence or experiencing homelessness. As part of a week-long event coinciding

Luke Batty Foundation to Close as Rosie Batty Steps Down

Luke Michael, Monday, 19th February 2018 -  Acclaimed domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty is stepping down as CEO of the Luke Batty Foundation, with the foundation set to “close its doors” and distribute funds to

Problematic Attitudes Towards Women Driving Domestic Violence

Luke Michael, Monday, 27th November 2017 -  One in five Australians believe women are becoming too outspoken, according to new research into relationships, gender roles and equality. Not-for-profit organisation Our Watch

New Program Launched to Support Women and Children Escaping Domestic Violence

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th October 2017 -  Women and children escaping domestic violence in New South Wales will be provided with medium term housing and support, thanks to a new initiative launched by an Australian not-for-profit

Triggs Says Australia’s Approach to Women’s Economic Empowerment a ‘Disgrace’

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th October 2017 -  The former president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs, has labelled the federal government’s approach to the economic empowerment

Domestic Violence Helpline Given a Funding ‘Lifeline’

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 31st July 2017 -  Queensland’s only domestic violence legal helpline, which answers 13,000 calls for help each year has received a “lifeline” right before it planned to cease operations due
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