A South Australian father is suspected of intentionally taking his baby daughter’s life when he jumped off a dam wall in South Australia on Wednesday.
- by Rachael Dexter
The death of Gold Coast mother Kelly Wilkinson has prompted calls from the LNP for laws to be sped up.
- by Lydia Lynch
Children exposed to family violence over an extended period during the first 10 years of life fare much worse than those who receive early intervention, a study of Victorian mothers has found.
- by Melissa Cunningham
Anger is growing about a rise in domestic violence order breaches in Queensland after a Gold Coast mother of three was found dead in her backyard.
- by Lydia Lynch
‘We took her to 20 homes and got nowhere’: Perth rental crisis traps women fleeing domestic violence
In what appears to be a perfect storm, domestic violence is reported to have worsened while affordable housing options became less available and homelessness increased.
- by Tess Ingram
Women’s legal centres have renewed their call for an extra $25 million a year in federal funding, saying they cannot keep up with the flood of mostly domestic violence victims seeking specialist help.
- by Katina Curtis
Mick Fuller says the force must take responsibility for the shooting deaths of Jack and Jennifer Edwards at the hands of their violent father, John.
- by Angus Thompson and Daniella White
They were shot dead by their abusive father despite many requests for help from legal authorities.
- by Daniella White
Anne Ruston and her state counterparts have agreed on July dates for the summit to shape a new national plan to prevent violence against women and children.
- by David Crowe
The NSW Coroner has recommended that the lawyer who represented the children gunned down by their father should be investigated for disciplinary action.
- by Harriet Alexander
As family violence rates hit record highs in Victoria, GPs say there is urgent need for 10-session family safety management plans to be funded under Medicare.
- by Wendy Tuohy