Family Violence Reform: Using knowledge to develop and integrate policy and practice

Grant number: LP0776573 | Funding period: 2007 - 2015



Family violence is a serious threat to the health and well-being of women, children and some men, costing the economy an estimated $8.1 billion annually. This research will address national 'hot' issues, including: the effectiveness of removing perpetrators and keeping children and women in their homes; whether the early referral of children to community services impacts on the statutory child protection system; the integration of criminal and civil justice responses; and the effectiveness of multi-disciplinary governance arrangements in metropolitan and rural regions. The research will provide continuous feedback to policy makers and practitioners, and will establish Australia as a worl..

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