Table of contents

  • 1 Introduction
    • What is family, domestic and sexual violence?
    • How common is family, domestic and sexual violence in Australia?
    • Government policies
    • Reporting on family, domestic and sexual violence
    • Data sources and supporting materials used in this report
  • 2 Extent and nature of family, domestic and sexual violence
    • Rates of violence over time
    • Extent of intimate partner violence
    • Nature of partner violence
    • Emotional abuse
    • Sexual assault
  • 3  Responses to family, domestic and sexual violence
    • Police responses
    • Legal responses
    • Hospitalisations
    • Income support
    • Specialist homelessness services
    • Family and relationship services
    • Technology assisted services
    • Family, domestic and sexual violence workforce
  • 4 Impacts and outcomes of family, domestic and sexual violence
    • Long-term health impacts and outcomes
    • Homicide
  • 5 Attitudes and behaviours relating to family, domestic and sexual violence
    • Community attitudes towards violence against women
    • Sexual harassment
    • Stalking
  • 6 Family, domestic and sexual violence in vulnerable populations
    • Children
    • Young women
    • Older people
    • People with disability
    • People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
    • LGBTIQ+ people
    • People in rural and remote Australia
    • Socioeconomically disadvantaged people
  • 7 Family violence among Indigenous Australians
    • Prevalence of family violence
    • Responses to family violence
    • Impacts and outcomes of family violence
  • 8 Key data gaps and data development activities
    • Prevalence
    • Responses
    • Presentation of data
    • AIHW data development activities
    • Other data development activities
  • Appendix: State and territory government policies on family, domestic and sexual violence
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations
  • Glossary
  • References
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • Related publications