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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 Women’s anti-violence experts say it’s time for government to “go back to the drawing

People with Disability at Greater Risk of Violence During NDIS Transition

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 17th July 2018 -  People with disability will be at greater risk of violence during the National Disability Insurance Scheme transition until certain ambiguities are resolved, an Australian Human

Disability Groups Slam Govt for Scrapping Royal Commission Into Abuse

Ellie Cooper, Monday, 6th March 2017 -  The federal government’s decision to rule out a royal commission into violence and abuse against people with disability has been condemned by an alliance of disability advocacy

Funding for NFPs to Reduce Violence Against Women

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 21st July 2015 -  New Federal Government funding will allow community organisations to apply for grants to deliver projects to reduce violence against women and their children.  A total of…

Family Violence Costs Everyone

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  Today’s White Ribbon Day, also the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, urges Australians to see the signs and to say that no amount of violence,

New Foundation Focuses on Violence

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 31st July 2013 -  A new national Foundation has been created to engage and raise awareness in the community on the prevention of violence against women and their children. The Foundation to Prevent…

Govt Body to Prevent Violence Against Women

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 14th May 2013 -  The Federal Government is to set up a new national body to boost efforts to prevent violence against women. The Minister for the Status of Women, Julie Collins, announced at the inaugural…

NFP Trail Targets Teen Domestic Violence

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 5th March 2013 -  Two welfare Not for Profits are to trial a successful US program aimed at reducing teen domestic violence with funding support from The Ian Potter Foundation and the Victorian Government.…


Be Kind to Your Mother: Adolescent Violence on the Rise

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 19th February 2013 -  As Melbourne hosts the first-ever Australian conference on adolescent violence in the home this week, Anglicare Victoria’s General Manager of Policy, Research and Innovation

NFPs To Advise on Ways to Reduce Violence Against Women

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 -  A new tripartite panel with representatives from Federal, State and Territory governments, as well as Not for Profit organisations, will deliver advice to government on ways to…

NFP Funding Targets Violence Against Women with Disabilities

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 25th October 2011 -  The Gillard Government has announced $400,000 in funding for two community organisations to support women with disabilities who are victims of domestic violence. People with Disability,…

Violence Faced by Australia’s Homeless

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 15th December 2010 -  New research into trauma and homelessness uses ‘biographies of violence’ to understand how homeless people manage and survive repeated episodes of violence throughout their lives.…
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