Archive for the ‘Violence’ Category

Quad-bike, sport and recreation, and domestic and family violence related admissions to Royal Perth Hospital, 2010-2019

By ROAD TRAUMA SUPPORT WA • March 3rd, 2020

The Royal Perth Hospital Trauma Registry collects data regarding trauma patients who present to Royal Perth Hospital for treatment within seven days of obtaining an injury. The East Metropolitan Health Service regularly monitor the data collated within the Registry and produce injury topic-specific summary reports. Royal Perth Hospital have recently produced three reports, summarising tenmore…

Preventing violence against women

By ROAD TRAUMA SUPPORT WA • 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 • March 6th, 2018

Helping to create a more coherent picture of violence in Australia, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) recently brought together various data sources around violence in Australia to publish the “Family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia” report. Amongst other at-risk groups, the report highlights women as an at-risk group for family, domesticmore…

Initiatives addressing violence against Indigenous women

By ROAD TRAUMA SUPPORT WA • February 15th, 2018
Initiatives addressing violence against Indigenous women

In the report, Innovative models in addressing violence against Indigenous women, by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety, it focuses on models which intend to reduce family violence in remote communities, with a focus on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.1 The report is based on qualitative research conducted in three Australian communities,more…

FARE Alcohol Poll 2017

By • May 22nd, 2017

The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE) recently released the results of their 2017 survey of community perspectives on alcohol, with results indicating clear support for government action on reducing harm from alcohol. It showed a staggering majority (92%) of Australians believe alcohol is linked to family and domestic violence, and a growing majoritymore…

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