Report

Improving family violence legal and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women

Marcia Langton, Kristen Smith, Tahlia Eastman, Lily O'Neill, Meribah Rose, Emily Cheesman

ANROWS | Published : 2020

Abstract

This report identifies priorities for reducing and preventing violence against and improving services for, the Aboriginal women in the Victorian and New South Wales NSW towns of Mildura, Albury and Wodonga. The study contributes to the evidence on best quality practices to strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and services in meeting the needs of women and their children experiencing family violence. This report also describes aspects of the frontline family violence workforce and services, both Aboriginal and non-Indigenous, in order to obtain an understanding of their capability to improve the safety of women and children experiencing violence. This research aimed to..

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