Tag: National Domestic Violence Summit


The impact of proactive policing practices in combating domestic violence

In the lead-up to his keynote presentation at the National Domestic Violence Summit in Sydney, Assistant Commissioner Mark Murdoch APM provided an encouraging update on the NSW Police Force’s response to domestic violence. Background 2006 saw the release of the Ombudsman’s Special Report to Parliament: Domestic Violence – improving police practice. AC Murdoch highlights that…

19 Nov 2014, by Informa Insights


Preventing domestic violence: The statistics call for urgent action

Preventing domestic violence isn’t a wish-list item or election promise. The statistics are frightening, often deadly and as is becoming clearer with research, preventable. According to the Prime Minister's office, one-in-three Australian women have experienced physical violence and almost one-in-five have experienced sexual violence since the age of 15. In Queensland, there were on average…

21 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights