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Locals rally for an end to domestic violence in the Kimberley
The Ochre Ribbon March was held in Broome over the weekend to raise awareness of the high rates of family and domestic violence...
Giovanni Torre 19 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
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 T...
Giovanni Torre 4 Jan 2024
"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...
Dechlan Brennan 30 Oct 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. B...
Rudi Maxwell 4 Oct 2023
Senate inquiry into missing and murdered First Nations women is just one part of fight for justice

This week in Perth the Senate Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) will hear from the families of Aboriginal women murdered in Western Australia. WA...

Dr Hannah McGlade Apr 26, 2023
NT govt adds ministerial portfolio, boosts funding for domestic violence prevention

The Northern Territory government has announced the appointment of a new dedicated prevention of domestic, family and sexual violence minister and an additional $10million in fundi...

Giovanni Torre Apr 4, 2022
How an ex-perpetrator ended his cycle of violence to become a force for change

Devon Cuimara learned the hard way how to break the cycle of family violence. The Newman local spent his childhood surrounded by violence in his own home and became an offender...

Giovanni Torre Feb 16, 2022
Dardi Munwurro healing spirit and changing lives

Victorian specialist Aboriginal men’s healing and family violence prevention service, Dardi Munwurro is changing lives and healing communities reveals a new report. The report,...

Rachael Knowles Nov 18, 2021
OPINION: Victoria’s bail laws are harming Aboriginal women and Aboriginal families

Please note: This story contains reference to someone who has died. Fifty-five Victorian, national and international organisations signed onto VALS’ open letter during Reconcili...

Guest Author Oct 1, 2021
Anne Ruston heeds calls for standalone National Plan to Reduce Violence against First Nations women

The Federal Government will develop a "specific and targeted" National Plan to Reduce Violence against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children after calls mo...

Rachael Knowles Sep 9, 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
New research finds Indigenous-led early education key to preventing family violence

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

Rachael Knowles Aug 31, 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
Self-determination key to healing, family violence researchers find

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 7, 2021
Women's safety advocates hope summit will highlight First Nations experience

The Morrison Government has announced a women’s safety summit to inform the next National Plan to eliminate violence against women and children. The meeting, scheduled for July...

Rachael Knowles Apr 9, 2021
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