New Zealand Passes Domestic Violence Leave Laws

New Zealand Passes Domestic Violence Leave Laws

New Zealand has passed new legislation which guarantees that the victims of domestic violence have paid leave while escaping an abusive partner. A new bill passed by the country’s legislature is intended to ensure that survivors are supported in the workplace...
Domestic Violence Risk in Online Health System

Domestic Violence Risk in Online Health System

Has the new online health system introduced by the federal government increased the domestic violence risk for already vulnerable families? Women’s agencies have raised very serious safety questions with the federal government’s new online health service, My...
Fighting Domestic Violence in Asia Pacific

Fighting Domestic Violence in Asia Pacific

Fighting domestic violence continues to be an issue for Australia’s immediate neighbours in the Asia-Pacific region, where many developing nations do not have legislation making violence illegal. As a result, family violence is widespread, but an Australian...
New Ideas To Prevent Domestic Violence

New Ideas To Prevent Domestic Violence

In an Australian first, in 2016 the Salvation Army partnered with a private security company, Protective Group, in a large-scale project to provide safety solutions to family violence victims and to prevent domestic violence. The Safer In The Home project launched in...