Category: family violence

Protecting Children to Stop the Cycle of Family Violence

University of South Australia (UniSA) childhood adversity experts warn that unless major funding and resources are redirected to prevent child abuse and neglect, as well as provide effective social and therapeutic services to people with histories of abuse, the intergenerational cycle of abuse will not be broken. Professor Leonie Segal said in a UniSA release…


Coalition Promises $20 Million in GPS Tracking for Domestic Violence Offenders

The Coalition has invested $150 million (US$110 million) in a range of measures to prevent domestic and sexual violence, including a $20 million fund for electronic monitoring of high-risk family violence perpetrators. The package includes $54.6 million to keep up to 30,000 victim-survivors safe in their homes through security assessments, as well as $26.6 million for online safety…


Australian Government Pledges $19 Million to Support South Australian Domestic Violence Victims

The Federal Government is increasing support for South Australian women and children experiencing domestic violence (DV) through a $19 million (US$13.54 million) funding boost. According to a media release on Wednesday, the new funding will support the continuation of some existing programs, while the South Australian (SA) Government and DV sector will work together to…