Coronavirus and the domestic violence threat
For some women and children, safely isolating at home will simply not be an option.
Missing the point
The recent controversy embroiling the Richmond injecting room is overshadowing its positive community impact.
The right size matters
There are sneaky, under-the-radar home renovation remedies that could help solve our cities' housing crises.
Youth justice shame
The Australian government has been criticised by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.
Ethical concerns over drug-testing plan
Drug testing of welfare recipients does not pass the test of being worth the costs and is not ethically acceptable policy.
Preparing the paramedics
A new report reveals alarming statistics regarding male self-harm, and how first responders feel ill-prepared to deal with patients in mental crisis.
Back from the brink
A sudden funding change plunged a youth service into an existential crisis. To survive required a radical shift in how it operated.
All talk, no action on family violence
The Turnbull government's budget has failed to match its expressed desire to take violence against women seriously.
Assumptions fail some victims of family violence
Police can misidentify victims as offenders because the real perpetrator has misled them.
Tackling intimate partner homicide
At least one woman a week is killed by a man in Australia. A new research project aims to find pathways to prevention.
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Associate Professor (Research), Criminology
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
Lecturer, Department of Architecture
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Mary Jean Walker
Research Fellow, Philosophy
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Professor and Head, Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice
Lecturer, Department of Accounting
Senior Lecturer, Department of Accounting
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Criminology