- Australian Government Response to the Senate Inquiry into Domestic Violence in Australia
The Australian Government has tabled in Parliament on 17 May 2017 the Australian Government response to the Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee Report: Domestic Violence in Australia.
- Evaluation of the Second Action Plan of the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022
KPMG was engaged by the Department of Social Services to undertake an evaluation of the Second Action Plan 2013-2016 – the second of four plans in the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 (the National Plan).
- Review of Australia's National Research Organisaiton for Women's Safety (ANROWS)
KPMG was engaged by the Department of Social Services to undertake a review of Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS).
- The Cost of Violence against Women and their Children in Australia (May 2016)
The purpose of this Report is to update KPMG’s 2009 report and analysis, The Cost of Violence against Women and their Children. This Report also seeks to enhance, refine, and extend the previous approach to contribute better to the evidence base for the implementation of the National Plan and the development of the Third Action Plan 2016-2019.
- Reducing violence against women and their children
Research informing the development of a national campaign - November 2015
- National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and Their Children
The Australian Government is committed to reducing all violence in our communities, including domestic violence and sexual assault which are among the most pervasive forms of violence.
- Bridging the data gaps for family, domestic and sexual violence
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has developed a paper, Bridging the data gaps for family, domestic and sexual violence. The ABS paper supports the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children (2010-2022) (the National Plan) by identifying priority themes for data enhancement that can assist in improving the evidence base for family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia. It outlines the basis for creating the data framework and references the current data environment. It follows on from ‘Defining the data challenge for family, domestic and sexual violence’ released in February 2013. The paper is part of the National Data Collection and Reporting Framework on domestic violence and sexual assault (data framework) which delivers on a commitment made by all governments under the National Plan.
- Defining the data challenge for family, domestic and sexual violence
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has developed a paper, Defining the data challenge for family, domestic and sexual violence. A summary document has also been developed which describes the same information in less technical terms. The paper delivers on the commitment made by all governments under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 20 10-2022 to develop a National Data Collection and Reporting Framework on domestic violence and sexual assault (data framework). The ABS paper sets the scene for developing nationally consistent data on this type of violence and is the first deliverable under the data framework project.
- Women, Domestic and Family Violence and Homelessness: A Synthesis Report
Domestic and family violence related homelessness is a widespread and growing problem in Australia. Every year Australian women and children have their lives and housing disrupted because of domestic and family violence.
- Trafficking of women for sexual purposes
As a relatively new crime type, information and knowledge about trafficking in persons is still emerging. The AIC first examined the issue in 1999 as part of the United Nations Global Programme against Trafficking in Persons.
- The Cost of Domestic Violence to the Australian Economy
The objective of this report was to undertake an accurate and comprehensive estimation of the costs of domestic violence to the Australian economy.
- The Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health - Health and experiences of violence among young women
Violence against women is associated with serious reproductive outcomes.
- Non-Reporting and Hidden Recording of Sexual Assault
An international literature review on the non-reporting and hidden recording of sexual assaults perpetrated against females aged 16 years and older
- Literature Review on Domestic Violence Perpetrators
The purpose of this literature review is to provide an overview of the estimated incidence and prevalence of domestic violence and sexual assault in Australia, and the socio-demographic characteristics of perpetrators. Importantly, this literature review identified evaluations of domestic and sexual violence perpetrator intervention programs that have been undertaken nationally and internationally to describe the evidence regarding program effectiveness.
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