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Family Violence and Covid-19

Family Violence and Covid-19

For many people, being at home is not always a safe place. The statistics overall suggest that there has been an increase in domestic and family violence during this pandemic. We are witnessing a funding boost to domestic and family violence services as the sector...
Challenges of Enforced Togetherness

Challenges of Enforced Togetherness

Although working from home is indeed a privilege for those who are able to do so, not every home or family is necessarily happy. Sudden enforced togetherness can present its own challenges. If there are already issues within the family and then both parents are...
Weight of Family Violence in Property Cases

Weight of Family Violence in Property Cases

Domestic violence is a prevalent issue in Australia, and globally. The detrimental effects on victims of domestic violence can be long lasting and should be acknowledged. We have a long standing ‘no fault’ jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975 in Australia and...
New App to Track Family Violence

New App to Track Family Violence

Arc is a free interactive mobile phone app that assists women to collect evidence of family violence.  Arc assists in keeping records of what happened, when, how it made you feel, and helps identify forms of behaviour with you.  You can upload photos, videos...