Elderly targetted in online scams

Elderly targetted in online scams

Older Australians are struggling to stay safe online, with email deception and a lack of password protection proving to be big problems, writes Madeleine Neale.

Suicide link to family violence

Suicide link to family violence

Domestic violence is contributing to a 13-year peak in suicide rates, according to the head of a national anti-violence organization. Scott Renton reports.

Foster care call for young at risk

Foster care call for young at risk

Lack of support from the Victorian Government means foster carers are waiting weeks to organise appointments and help children from different backgrounds, writes Georgia Manning.

Abuse survivor urges help for rural victims

Abuse survivor urges help for rural victims

Child abuse survivor and activist Jenny Szymanski is calling for both federal and state governments to do much more to improve services for women and children affected by family violence in rural areas, with an urgent need for access to psychological help. Georgia Smith reports.

Support needed for refugee women

Support needed for refugee women

There is a large demand for support for refugee victims of family violence, but many aren’t receiving the help they deserve, Vincent Dwyer reports.

Male victims want equal support

Male victims want equal support

Male victims of domestic violence are struggling to be taken seriously or given adequate support, writes Claudia Alp.

Forced marriage law misses the mark

Forced marriage law misses the mark

Laws passed to protect people from forced marriage in Australia may actually make it harder for victims to seek help, Rose Brown reports.

Elder abuse unspoken

Elder abuse unspoken

Experts are saying that more needs to be done to combat the rising prevalence of elder violence, writes Mia Burgess.