Research and Data

Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse

The Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse is a user-friendly searchable database that provides a collection of information on Australian and relevant international domestic violence policies, practices and research.

The Clearinghouse produces issues papers on in depth research as well as newsletters on publications and projects.

Publications and research papers are available free of charge for order through the website by phone (02 9385 2990), or email the Clearinghouse (

The Clearinghouse is delivered by the Centre for Gender-Related Violence Studies at the University of New South Wales.

Women, Domestic Violence and Homelessness: A Synthesis Report

The Synthesis Report investigates the support and accommodation needs of women (and children) affected by domestic and family violence. It finds that there is no one solution to domestic and family violence related homelessness. There is also no easy to roll out solution. This is because there is no one pathway into homelessness for all women affected by domestic and family violence and many women cycle in and out of homelessness and crisis accommodation.

Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault (ACSSA)

Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault provides access to current information and resources for those working against sexual assault. ACSSA helps to support and develop strategies that aim to prevent, respond to, and ultimately reduce the incidence of this crime.

ACSSA is delivered by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).

Australian Institute of Criminology

The Australian Institute of Criminology conducts research on a wide range of crime-related subjects including domestic violence and sexual assault:

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