Building Safe Communities for Women and their Children

In the past decade there has been unprecedented national action on the prevention
and response to violence against women in Australia.1
This national action gained
momentum in 2015, when Rosie Batty was named Australian of the Year. The award
recognised Rosie’s courageous and effective advocacy for change following the
death of her son, Luke, who was killed by his father, Rosie’s former partner. Rosie’s
advocacy was a catalyst for broad-based local community action. Many Australians
not otherwise connected to policy or practice responding to domestic and family
violence began asking “what can we do?”.

Read the full report here:
ARS Project Stories Compendium FINAL May 2018 – WEB v3