On International Women’s Day, the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) is again asking the Australian Government to reverse funding cuts to Community Legal Centres that will take effect from July 1 this year.
Specialist homelessness services in Australia are seeing a significant increase in client numbers due to domestic and family violence, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
The #IStandUp comedy nights will take place simultaneously around the country in all eight Australian capital cities on 14th October 2016, to raise money to pay for the funerals of women who die as the result of domestic violence.
As part of their commitment to White Ribbon’s Workplace Accreditation Program, People’s Choice Credit Union are sharing some of the common ways in which an abuser may control a woman through financial abuse.
#FreeKesha lit up Twitter when a New York judge recently refused to release her from her recording contracts. But it is important to remember that this is a contract case. Courts generally try to preserve the enforceability of agreements that people make between themselves, however ill-advised.
The National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) is calling on the Australian Government to back up its commitment to addressing family violence with additional funding for legal assistance services. in the next Federal Budget.
UN Women Australia are asking all Australians to join UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman to pledge their support for the #FaceItTogether campaign to end violence against women and girls.
A three month trial of free removalist services for victims of domestic violence has commenced in Brisbane with a view to rolling out across Queensland and moving towards a National roll-out.
A powerful multimedia exhibition exploring domestic violence and disability by internationally-acclaimed photographer Belinda Mason will be on show this month at the University of Sydney.
The founder and CEO of the Top Blokes Foundation, Melissa Abu-Gazaleh says if there are men in Australia supporting the group ‘Return of Kings’, it shows there is still so much education needed.
In 2005, the Australian Bureau of Statistics Personal Safety Survey estimated that almost 2 in every 5 women (39%) in Australia had experienced some form of violence since the age of 15. Sexual assault In 2005 1 in every 6 women (1 293 100) said they had experienced sexual assault since the age of 15. […]
The Australian Government today announced the members of its National Council to Reduce Violence Against Women and Children. The Council will be chaired by one of the founders of the Australian White Ribbon Day campaign and international human rights advocate, Libby Lloyd AM, with support from deputy-chair, Heather Nancarrow, Director of the Queensland Centre for […]