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  • Professor Kelsey Hegarty

    Chair of Family Violence Prevention, Royal Women's Hospital and Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne

  1. 23 June 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Let primary care nurses take a load off GPs

    Australian is lagging other countries in allowing nurses to offer safe, affordable and accessible primary care, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 7 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 2 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    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.

  5. 18 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 13 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 27 June 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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

  8. 17 March 2016 - Health & Medicine

    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.