The isolation of domestic violence
A University of Melbourne expert discusses the risks of family violence during COVID-19 isolation and the learnings of which support services are working well.
Public trust and controlling COVID-19
Australia has a history of collectively tackling health issues and public trust is crucial, especially during COVID-19, says a University of Melbourne expert.
No place for ‘good bloke’ excuse
Media coverage of domestic violence is important and must be responsible if it is to avoid fuelling or excusing violence say University of Melbourne experts
We’ve lost the wisdom of Solomon
The legal presumption of shared care between parents is putting women and children in danger; a University of Melbourne expert says the law needs to change.
The children left behind by domestic homicide
Children who lose a parent to domestic homicide are often treated as collateral damage. University of Melbourne research is putting the focus back on the child.
2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 1
From politics and economics to infrastructure and domestic violence. University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget ahead of a nearby election.
Vulnerable women trapped by changes to bail laws
Victoria State has toughened bail and parole, but it’s the most vulnerable women who are being imprisoned as a consequence, University of Melbourne experts warn
Let’s not wait for the next attack. We can act
Early intervention services are critical for helping prevent harmful sexual behaviour in young people and we them urgently, says University of Melbourne experts
Supporting men to end family violence
To tackle family violence and domestic abuse, we need to help men change their behaviour, as well as keep women safe, say University of Melbourne experts.
Football finals and domestic violence
Big sporting events are linked with spikes in domestic violence, and ahead of finals weekend University of Melbourne experts say bystanders need to call it out