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WA Violence Prevention Initiatives

By Know Injury • November 7th, 2019

In Australia, one in six women and one in sixteen men have experienced at least one incident of violence by a partner.1 In 2018, there were 37 homicides related to family and domestic violence in Western Australia (WA).2 To highlight the incidence of family and domestic violence in WA, the key drivers behind its prevalencemore…

Preventing violence against women

By Know Injury • September 9th, 2019

On average, a woman is killed by a partner or former partner every week in Australia.1 To support women impacted by relationship and family violence in Geraldton, Desert Blue Connect provides counselling, support, advocacy and crisis accommodation for women impacted by violence. In addition to providing support to women who are affected by violence, Desertmore…

Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia

By Know Injury • June 20th, 2019

In addition to providing a range of statistics regarding the overall incidence of family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia, AIHW’s recent report ‘Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia: continuing the national story 2019’ focuses on the impact of violence within a number of vulnerable population groups.

Know Injury program highlights 2017/18

By Know Injury • August 13th, 2018

Injury Matters would like to thank all those that participated in the Know Injury program in 2017-2018! The Know Injury program was established in 2014 by Injury Matters, with funding from the WA Department of Health, to increase the engagement, capacity and delivery of injury prevention and community safety activities within the Western Australian (WA)more…

WA Statewide Suicide Prevention Network

By Know Injury • January 18th, 2018

The WA Statewide Suicide Prevention Network has been established to provide a more connected suicide prevention community for Western Australia; the network supports a systemic approach by promoting connection between individuals, agencies and organisations involved in suicide prevention. People are encouraged to connect, build relationships, receive peer support and improve referral pathways. The webpage canmore…

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