- Professor Kelsey Hegarty
Chair of Family Violence Prevention, Royal Women's Hospital and Department of General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne; Co-chair of MAEVe, Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children
What a friend experiencing abuse needs most is an ally
Women subject to Intimate Partner Violence often rely on friends but it can be difficult for friends to know how to respond say University of Melbourne experts.
Domestic violence, isolation and COVID-19
Australia's family violence figures were alarming before COVID-19; a University of Melbourne expert says it's devastating for those isolating with their abuser.
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.
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.
Children speak out on family violence
University of Melbourne researcher interviews children and young people whose fathers use violence and finds they want to be heard and to make a difference
Stepping up to the challenge of domestic violence
Professor Kelsey Hegarty is working closely with health practitioners to recognise domestic violence as a health issue, so they can intervene and help
Getting to the source
Interactive-rich technology and phone apps are helping women to take action domestic violence and could now be extended to make the abusers confront themselves.