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Building a Victoria without poverty: Prevent family violence

30 April 2015  |  

Family violence is deeply traumatic for the people and families involved, and has consequences for the justice, health, housing, education and corrections systems. It is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children and can contribute to poorer physical and mental health, unemployment, poverty and other disadvantage.

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Landscapes of Violence

Landscapes of Violence: Women surviving family violence in regional and rural Victoria

25 November 2014  |  

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, VCOSS highlights a new report from the Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice exploring the issues that family violence survivors in regional and rural Victoria face.

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FCLC - Community Law Blog

Luke Batty Inquest demonstrates weaknesses in protecting women and children

19 November 2014  |  

Dr Chris Atmore, Senior Policy Advisor at the Federation of Community Legal Centres attended the inquest into the death of Luke Batty. Chris’ series of blogs, following the inquest and reflecting on how the proceedings fit into the broader context of family violence, intimate partner homicides and the experiences of victims in the justice system is important reading for everyone.

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