Focusing on recent research, this paper discusses elder abuse in Australia and its prevalence, impact and associated risk factors.
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Intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities: Scoping review of issues and service responses
This paper looks at intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities, and how service providers can provide appropriate support.
Direct cross‑examination in family law matters: Incidence and context of direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants
This report explores quantitative and qualitative data relevant to direct cross‑examination involving self-represented litigants in family law matters
An exploration of strategies to engage and address issues for family members who are continuing to live with domestic violence.
This paper presents an overview of the effects of domestic and family violence on children, and outlines a range of evidence-based responses
What are the findings of the Evaluation of the 2012 Family Violence Amendments to the Family Law Act 1975?
This AIFS book explore some of the complexities of the child and family issues facing those working in social policy and legal systems
Survey of Recently Separated Parents: A study of parents who separated prior to the implementation of the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Matters) Act 2011
Reports findings about the legal system's response to parents' experiences of family violence and concerns about child safety.
Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers
Issues for the safety and wellbeing of children in families with multiple and complex problems: The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems
The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems