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Rosie Batty Welcomes Royal Commission

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 22nd January 2015 -  Domestic violence campaigner and Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 member, Rosie Batty, has welcomed the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence. The new Labor Premier Daniel…

Telstra Offers Domestic Violence Leave

Lina Caneva, Monday, 19th January 2015 -  One of Australia’s largest telecommunications companies has made a groundbreaking move, offering all 34,000 of its staff members paid domestic violence leave. Telstra…

Family Violence Fuelling Homelessness

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 25th November 2014 -  Family violence forced more than 18,000 women into homelessness last year alone, according to peak body, the Council to Homeless Persons. As part of White Ribbon Day the organisation…

Calls for National Family Violence Summit

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 6th November 2014 -  Experts have called for a national focus on addressing the issue of family violence at a Senate hearing held in Victorian State Parliament in Melbourne yesterday. Rodney Vlais, Acting…

Legal Action to Defend NFP’s Name

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 3rd November 2014 -  A Not for Profit that fights violence against women is considering taking legal action against a male rights group that has been using an almost identical name to them. White Ribbon…

Providing Help for Sexual or Domestic Violence Victims

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th August 2013 -  A national sexual assault and domestic violence counselling service has created a website to ensure all workplaces are aware of colleagues or employees who might be victims. The…

Bank Offers Domestic Violence Support for Workers

Staff Reporter, Monday, 3rd June 2013 -  National Australia Bank (NAB) will provide counselling and additional leave for its workers who experience domestic violence, under a new domestic violence support policy. Under…

Chair Announced for New Domestic and Sexual Violence Centre

Staff Reporter, Friday, 15th February 2013 -  Leading expert in women’s social policy, Professor Anne Edwards, has been announced as the chair of a new National Centre of Excellence established to help reduce domestic,…

Domestic Violence and Homelessness Links ‘Disturbing’ – Study

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th November 2012 - 
New research has linked domestic violence and homelessness.  One in two women who leave an abusive relationship will return to live with the perpetrator, sometimes returning…
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