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Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service sounds alarm over leap in domestic violence deaths
Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service says systemic failures to address root problems are driving up domestic and...
Giovanni Torre 19 Jan 2024
Aboriginal-led project funding available to combat domestic and family violence
Applications are now open for Aboriginal-led organisations and communities to apply for financial support for projects that tack...
Dechlan Brennan 18 Dec 2023
NSW Government seeks public input with Domestic and Family Violence Workforce Survey
Have your say on how the NSW Government can better support you by completing the Domestic and Family Violence Workforce Survey....
Sponsored Content 30 Oct 2023
Tribal leadership vital in campaign to end violence against women and children in South Dakota
For 45 years the White Buffalo Calf Women’s Society has served vulnerable women and children in South Dakota.The Society, a 5013...
Giovanni Torre 13 Aug 2023
Decisive action needed to end epidemic of violence against women
Dunghutti woman Ashlee Donohue, the chief executive of Mudgin-Gal, a service run by Aboriginal women for Aboriginal women, has c...
Jess Whaler 19 Jul 2023
Proposed Northern Territory domestic and family violence law released for public comment

The Northern Territory government has released a draft new domestic and violence prevention law for public comment as it seeks to reduce the rate of violence in the NT.On Thursday...

Giovanni Torre Jun 1, 2023
Indigenous child faces extradition to allegedly abusive father in Europe

A young First Nations woman is fighting to keep her daughter in Australia after a court ordered she be returned to her father, who the woman has previously accused of being abusive...

Giovanni Torre Dec 21, 2022
Vigil planned for Martu woman killed in Perth and all victims of domestic violence

A vigil will be held in Perth Wednesday evening for the young Martu woman killed in the city last Thursday. Emergency services were called to Wellington Street in central Perth ju...

Giovanni Torre Dec 20, 2022
End the violence: Is it too much to ask?

On Monday night ABC’s 4 Corners aired a story about Australian Indigenous women being brutally bashed and murdered. The report focused on the confronting reality of what is happeni...

Guest Author Oct 26, 2022
Long-term solutions, not one-off cash boosts, needed to tackle NT domestic violence crisis

A $10.7m Federal cash injection into domestic and family violence services in the Northern Territory will not solve the long-term crisis facing the region, a local service has warn...

Giovanni Torre Aug 20, 2022
Justice reform is one of the big issues for Indigenous people, so what are the parties promising?

Indigenous justice funding and reform has presented as a big ticket issue for First Nations people ahead of the weekend's Federal Election. Aboriginal deaths in custody continue...

Jarred Cross May 19, 2022
Fears rise over lockdown-related spike in domestic and family violence

Aboriginal social workers in the New South Wales town of Bourke fear that lockdowns have created a spike in rates of domestic and family violence. Gomeroi man and Manager of Bou...

Sarah Smit Oct 20, 2021
$13.5m for programs to reduce violence against First Nations women

Content warning: This article contains reference to domestic and family violence. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this article for support.   The Morrison Gover...

Rachael Knowles Sep 3, 2021
National family violence body ignored by Federal Government

Content warning: This article contains reference to domestic, family and sexual violence. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this article for support.   Whilst the...

Rachael Knowles Aug 13, 2021
Indigenous women's advocates concerned about NSW decision to criminalise coercive control

Content warning: This article contains reference to domestic and family violence and sexual assault. Please refer to the services at the bottom of this article for support.  ...

Rachael Knowles Jul 8, 2021
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