Family violence

Call to boost family violence services

The creator of a non-profit family violence organisation in the western suburbs is calling for more to be done to help tackle the demand on services like hers. Breck Carter reports.

Survivors want better police support

One in six Australian women have experienced violence and one a week is killed on average by a current or former partner. Amanda Kirkovski talks to some who have endured abuse.

Young and alone

More young people are fleeing home but exclusion from society still traps them. Cleona Mirdin reports.

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

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.