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Research

There is a diversity of research relating to the issue of violence against women.

Key publications and research relating to violence against women

Evaluations and Progress Reports

Cost of Violence

Family and Domestic Violence Workforce

Children

Housing

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

  • A platform for action: Report from the national roundtable on responding to violence against culturally and linguistically diverse women and their children (2015) (PDF) (DOCX)
  • Hearing her voice: Report from the kitchen table conversations with culturally and linguistically diverse women on violence against women and their children (2015) (PDF) (DOCX)

Perpetrators

  • National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions: Baseline Report, 2015–16 (PDF) (DOCX)
  • Development of the National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions (NOSPI) (PDF) (DOCX)
    • National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions Baseline Report (forthcoming)
    • National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions (2015) (PDF) (DOCX)
    • The National Stakeholder Consultation for National Perpetrator Intervention Outcome Standards for Australia: Report on the key themes from consultations, REOS (2014) (PDF) (DOCX)
    • Glossary for the National Outcome Standards for Perpetrator Interventions (PDF) (DOCX)
  • Perpetrator interventions in Australia, ANROWS
  • Literature Review on Domestic Violence Perpetrators

Other

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) publications

ANROWS publishes a range of publications focusing on new, innovative and emerging research, policy and practice initiatives addressing violence against women and their children.

Our Watch

Our Watch is an independent, not for profit organisation established to drive nationwide change in culture, behaviours and power imbalances to prevent violence against women and their children.

Child Family Community Australia, Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

Child Family Community Australia (CFCA) is AIFS’ information hub for evidence, resources and support for professionals working in the child, family and community welfare sector. CFCA publish a range of publications and resources on family violence

Australian Institute of Criminology

The Australian Institute of Criminology publish research on policing and criminal justice responses to family and domestic violence and conduct the National Homicide Monitoring Program.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

The AIHW produces high-quality reports and other information products, on key health and welfare issues in Australia. These are used to improve the delivery of health and welfare for Australians.

Australian Law Reform Commission

The ALRC conducts inquiries—also known as references—into areas of law at the request of the Attorney-General of Australia. Based on its research and consultations throughout an inquiry, the ALRC makes recommendations to government so that government can make informed decisions about law reform.

Attorney-General’s Department

The Attorney-General’s Department delivers programs and policies to maintain and improve Australia’s law and justice framework.

COAG Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children

The Prime Minister announced on 28 January 2015 the establishment of an Advisory Panel on Reducing Violence against Women and their Children. The Advisory Panel provided expert advice to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) to address the problem of violence against women at a national level.

Data

Data Sources

ABS

National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS)

Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH)

  • Domestic violence, risk factors and health (August 2018) (PDF) (DOCX)
  • Measuring Domestic Violence In Longitudinal Research (October 2017) (PDF) (DOCX)

Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)

Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Network

Access a comprehensive list of publications and articles on reducing violence