New Data on Family Violence – Australian Bureau of Statistics

For the first time, sources of family violence statistics have been collated into a central directory by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The new ‘Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence Statistics Directory‘ aims to improve the awareness and utilisation of these statistics by providing national and state and territory data sources. (Source: Australian Bureau of…

Additional Funding for Family Advocacy Support Services

The Federal Government is providing additional funding to extend the Family Advocacy and Support Services program. The program, which is delivered by the state legal aid commission in family law court registries, provides integrated duty lawyer and family violence support services. The Government will also fund a pilot of tailored legally-assisted and culturally sensitive family…