Domestic Violence

Let’s talk about domestic violence
Domestic Violence / Spring 2015

Let’s talk about domestic violence

Domestic violence is at last an issue in the forefront of public interest, with the appointment of Rosie Batty as Australian of the Year. Vicki Johnston explores the problem and shows what each of us can do about it.

A Journey through the Public Health System
Domestic Violence / Health / Winter 2014 / Youth

A Journey through the Public Health System

In her presentation to the Looking Forward Looking Back conference Mahlie reflects on her experiences within the public mental health service and where there may have been opportunities for the system to react differently. It is a powerful story that helps us to understand the complexities of mental health and where the system needs to be improved.

Figure 1: Percentage change in the motor vehicle theft rate by Metropolitan SSD (2012 vs 2000)
Autumn 2014 / Community Safety / Domestic Violence / Judicial System

Property crime decline

Beneath the headlines, NSW has experienced a significant decline in property crime since 2000 with large reductions in burglary, motor vehicle theft, steal from motor vehicle, robberies and other property offences. Some of the greatest reductions are in the inner city.

Violence Puts Women On The Street
Autumn 2013 / Domestic Violence / Homelessness

Violence Puts Women On The Street

Women are more likely than men to become homeless – especially rural and Indigenous women – and domestic violence remains the number one cause.