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  1. Podcast13 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 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.

  3. 4 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 30 November 2019 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  5. 25 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    A community acting against family violence

    One Aboriginal community, in collaboration with University of Melbourne researchers, has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people.

  6. 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.

  7. 7 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Making the link between family violence and animal abuse

    The University of Melbourne is co-hosting this year's Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse conference, on the link between pet abuse and family violence.

  8. 20 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Safe at home or sitting target?

    Family violence is a major cause of homelessness, and University of Melbourne researchers have found those women trying to stay at home face higher safety risks

  9. 20 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    Can CCTV help prevent family violence?

    CCTV has been touted as a way to prevent serious threats of family violence, but University of Melbourne research asks whether it provides a false security?

  10. 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