Domestic and Family Violence Resources

Women, disability and violence: Barriers to accessing justice: Final report – This report has been published by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) (2018).

The report presents research that examined how women living with disability worked to seek redress or support after experiencing violence, and the pathways and obstacles they encountered

The Prevalence of Acquired Brain Injury among Victims and Perpetrators of Family Violence – 2018 Report. Brain Injury Australia

What is OK at Home? – The website by Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria provides a place where children and young people can learn how to recognise and understand what family violence is, identify trusted adults and talk to them about it, and find the support and help they need.

“Whatever it takes”: Access for women with disabilities to domestic and family violence services: Final report – A  research report that aims to help tertiary response services to respond effectively to the needs of women with disabilities (August 2017).

Toward quality and safety in disability services: Confronting the ‘Corruption of Care’, Dr Lorna O’Hallahan (2012)

Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence: Summary and Recommendations Report March 2016 (Volume 4, Chapter 31, page 167).

Women with Disabilities Victoria – website.

Resource – Online toolkit for frontline workers to tackle domestic violence

Tertiary responses to violence and abuse of women and girls with disabilities (2015) – a report from Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) outlines the nature of tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and young women with disabilities and examines the effectiveness of those responses.

Women with Disability and Family and Domestic Violence – A guide for policy and practice 2015

Good Practice in working with families experiencing family violence – Working together to support children and young people experiencing family violence 2012