Posted 17-06-2020
Controlled anger at rally for murdered Hannah and her children

On one Friday every month, Queensland's Red Rose Foundation has held a vigil to remember those who have been murdered and abused during toxic relationships.

This Friday's regular vigil at Speakers Place, outside Queensland's Parliament, was especially poignant — and well-attended — given the horrific deaths of Hannah Clarke and her three children at Camp Hill this week.

Posted 21-11-2019
Thousands at risk of domestic violence waiting for public housing in Queensland

There are currently almost 2,200 people on Queensland's public housing waiting list who are known to be at risk of domestic violence.

They make up about 10 per cent of the 22,200 applicants on the register in total, according to new figures obtained by ABC News after a Right to Information request.

Posted 14-10-2019
Domestic violence victims struggling to flee tracking by abusive ex-partners

The use of technology to perpetrate abuse is becoming increasingly common. Devices are being used to track, stalk and monitor victims of domestic and family violence.

Posted 10-07-2019
Palaszczuk government to refer consent laws to Queensland Law Reform Commission

The Palaszczuk Government will refer the matter of consent in rape and sexual assault cases to the Queensland Law Reform Commission.

“… under Queensland’s Criminal Code, consent must be given freely and voluntarily by someone with the capacity to give it, and anyone found guilty of rape could be jailed for life,” Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath.

Posted 02-02-2019
DV charity RizeUp Australia furnishes 500th Queensland home for family violence victims

RizeUp was founded three years ago and has just reached a bittersweet milestone — completing the furnishing of its 500th home.

RizeUp Australia carries out home makeovers for domestic violence (DV) survivors.

Posted 01-02-2019
Husband who aided wife's suicide sentenced to 10 years in prison

A Queensland man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for encouraging and helping his wife to kill herself, so he could access her $1.4 million life insurance.

Posted 01-12-2018
'Serious' risks of domestic violence in new online health system

Women's agencies have raised very serious safety questions with the federal government’s new online health service, My Health Record, saying domestic violence perpetrators can potentially access victims' confidential health records.

Posted 23-09-2015
Can a black dot make a mark on DV?

The Black Dot Campaign to help people experiencing domestic violence went global in a matter of weeks. But what are the unintended consequences?