03
Feb 16

Why attend Criterion’s Ending Domestic Violence Conference?

Criterion will be running our third Ending Domestic & Family Violence conference in April 2016. As at previous events, Rosie Batty will be delivering a keynote address, as well as participating in a panel discussion on the conditions necessary to end domestic violence. We’re also pleased to announce a presentation from the people behind the Duluth … Continue reading Why attend Criterion’s Ending Domestic Violence Conference?

07
Oct 15

Promoting Healing in the Legal System for Family Violence Victims

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Family violence is on the political, media and public agenda in a way that it has never been before. We have a unique window of opportunity to create real and lasting change. What might that look like for the justice system? Can we craft a system that responds better to victims’ needs? Can we avoid … Continue reading Promoting Healing in the Legal System for Family Violence Victims

16
Jul 15

Early Intervention & Responses to Family Violence [eBook]

Annette Gillespie, CEO of Safe Steps, spoke at the recent Ending Domestic Violence Conference on the topic of early intervention and responses to family violence. She defined early intervention as taking action to tackle problems that have already emerged so as to reduce the likelihood of poor long term outcomes for families and society at … Continue reading Early Intervention & Responses to Family Violence [eBook]

03
Jul 15

Rosie Batty: “I managed the violence for 11 years… who is there to join the red flags?” [eBook]

“I don’t see myself as an expert but I know I am an expert in the journey of being a victim.” Family Violence Campaigner and 2015 Australian of the Year, Rosie Batty opened the most recent Ending Domestic Violence Conference in Sydney, speaking of her own experiences dealing with service providers as a victim. “In our … Continue reading Rosie Batty: “I managed the violence for 11 years… who is there to join the red flags?” [eBook]

07
Apr 15

New Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Appointed

Pru Goward has been appointed to the newly created role of Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. In her first address as the new minister, she has promised a shift in focus to early prevention and intervention in cases of domestic abuse. “Ever since Malcolm Fraser funded the first domestic violence … Continue reading New Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Appointed

23
Mar 15

Report Released to End the Cycle of Family Violence

Domestic violence can stem from various places and prevails in different stages. The RMIT Centre for Innovative Justice report, Opportunities for early intervention: bringing perpetrators of family violence into view, has been lodged with the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s department. Australian of the Year, Rosie Batty, launched the report on March 19. It lists a range of recommendations … Continue reading Report Released to End the Cycle of Family Violence

04
Mar 15

Rosie Batty Talks Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a very serious and life threatening issue and occurrences are manifesting more and more each and every day.  It is a threat described as “greater even than terrorism.” A very heartfelt and eloquent delivery on a very difficult conversation unfolded on ABC’s QandA this week, featuring Australian of the Year and active … Continue reading Rosie Batty Talks Domestic Violence