Domestic Violence is Bigger Than Terrorism

Domestic Violence is Bigger Than Terrorism

This year, like many others, Australia is fighting a war that is even bigger than terrorism. Australia is, according to our government, in an ongoing war with terrorism. So committed is Australia to fighting terror that we have spent $1 billion fighting it. Zaky...
No Housing for Domestic Violence Victims

No Housing for Domestic Violence Victims

A desperate shortage of crisis accommodation means that half of all domestic violence victims fleeing their abusers have nowhere to go but motel rooms, according to the Domestic and Family Violence Crisis Line Australian Network. Most of these victims are women with...
Domestic Violence Is Increasing

Domestic Violence Is Increasing

Although community awareness of domestic violence has improved, experts warn that domestic violence is increasing. Domestic violence is often hard to talk about and it affects many people: the victim, any children involved, witnesses, the abuser and family and friends...
The Signs Of Financial Abuse

The Signs Of Financial Abuse

Financial abuse is a form of domestic violence, and the signs of financial abuse are not always easy to pick up. Even though it may not leave bruises, it can be just as devastating as other forms of abuse within a relationship. But  there are ways you can pick up on...
New Domestic Violence Courts Established

New Domestic Violence Courts Established

The Queensland government has introduced new domestic violence courts in Townsville and Beenleigh; the sole purpose of which is to deal with domestic violence and family law. Local law courts have been inundated with a large number of domestic violence cases, with...