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Man charged with murder of young Indigenous woman in Kununurra
A young woman who was attacked in Kununurra last September has died, leading WA Police to upgrade charges against her alleged as...
Giovanni Torre 29 Feb 2024
Tarryn Thomas blows final chance, cops 18-week AFL suspension for "multiple acts of misconduct"
The AFL announced on Thursday that North Melbourne player Tarryn Thomas has been found guilty of several breaches of the AFL Rul...
Giovanni Torre 22 Feb 2024
Indigenous women at risk from lack of DV legal funding
Legal services that help Indigenous women and children with family violence are being forced to turn away clients or even clos...
Rudi Maxwell 5 Feb 2024
Indigenous women leading plan to end family violence
A fresh approach to address high rates of violence against Indigenous women and children does something simple, yet revolutionar...
Rudi Maxwell 25 Jan 2024
Healing program aims to help Indigenous survivors of DV
With three in five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experiencing physical or sexual violence, Indigenous Australians...
Rudi Maxwell 23 Jan 2024
Indigenous women trying to flee DV held back by income management

Indigenous women trying to escape domestic violence are being undermined by compulsory income management, a Senate inquiry has heard. While the Albanese government fulfilled an el...

Rudi Maxwell Jan 23, 2024
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 family violence deaths.On Friday the Service noted t...

Giovanni Torre Jan 19, 2024
Kerrynne Liddle urges more action to tackle family and domestic violence in the NT

Indigenous senator Kerrynne Liddle has renewed her call for more action to combat domestic and family violence in the Northern Territory. Senator Liddle, the federal Opposition sp...

Giovanni Torre Jan 4, 2024
New funding for DV services as government targets fall

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services are set to take greater control of domestic violence as the federal government attempts to meet falling Closing the Gap targets. The...

Neve Brissenden Dec 18, 2023
Family and domestic violence prevention strategy targets young men

After a spike in violent deaths, the government has committed to ending domestic and family violence in one generation with the help of men's support services. Five Australian wom...

Kat Wong Nov 3, 2023
"Responsible for finding a better way" ; Coronial Inquiry into four Indigenous women's deaths resumes in Darwin

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article contains the names of Indigenous people who have died. The final stretch of an often horrific...

Dechlan Brennan Oct 30, 2023
WA Police fail to appear before inquiry into murdered Indigenous women and children

Western Australian police have refused to attend a Senate inquiry into missing and murdered First Nations women and children. Before the public hearing began in Perth on Wednesday...

Rudi Maxwell Oct 4, 2023
Hundreds rally for domestic violence 'system in crisis'

The Northern Territory receives more domestic violence funding than any other jurisdiction per capita, but rates are higher than anywhere else in the country. Hundreds have rallie...

'System in crisis' sparks action on domestic violence

Organisers of a day of action against violence say services and workers are stretched to breaking point in the Northern Territory and women and children are dying as a result. Fam...

Rudi Maxwell Sep 26, 2023
US Native Tribes' status as third sovereign plays key role in violence prevention

Alaskan Native Women’s Resource Center executive director Tami Truett Jerue has been part of the campaign to end family and domestic violence for 44 years.A member of the Anvik Tri...

Giovanni Torre Aug 21, 2023
NT Police 'must own missed opportunities' in DV case

Northern Territory Police has been told it must take responsibility for "missed opportunities" in protecting a young Aboriginal woman from being killed by her violent partner. Mis...

Neve Brissenden Aug 19, 2023
Miss Yunupingu's DV death left officers 'gutted'

A former Northern Territory police officer has told an inquest that the death of Miss Yunupingu left him "inconsolable" and police were not being adequately trained to deal with do...

Neve Brissenden Aug 16, 2023
Targets set to end gender-based violence in Australia

Tackling Australia's high rates of violence against women and children will require collaboration from across the community as federal, state and territory governments agree to t...

Maeve Bannister Aug 16, 2023
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