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Child Protection and Domestic Violence

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Love Bites is in the Spotlight

As many are aware, May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month. PeakCare began the month with our post on the Our Watch initiative that is working towards a National strategy to prevent violence against women and their children. This week we focus on a preventative program aimed at young people....

Take heart Australia is leading the way on Violence Prevention

The National Framework to Prevent Violence against Women and their Children is in the Spotlight...

Domestic and Family Violence is in the Spotlight

“The guarantee of safety in a battering relationship can never be based upon a promise from the perpetrator, no matter how heartfelt. Rather, it must be based upon the self-protective capability of the victim. Until the victim has developed a detailed and realistic contingency plan and has demonstrated her ability to carry it out, she remains in danger of repeated abuse.”Judith Le...

Not Now, Not Ever

Queensland’s Domestic and Family Violence Taskforce has released their report. They’ve undertaken a mammoth task delivered in just a few short months. ...

Swearing to aspire to...

“Be the change you want to see in the world." - GandhiWhat do Jimmy Barnes, Keith Urban, Hamish and Andy, Will Anderson and Hazem el Masri have in common? They’re all swearing and they are encouraging other men to do so too: Jimmy Barnes says all working men should swear Keith Urban says all country boys should swear Hamish and...

What\'s Good For the Goose is Good For the Gander

“Every society gets the kind of criminal it deserves. What is equally true is that every community gets the kind of law enforcement it insists on.”- Robert KennedyAs our Acting Police Minister so eloquently stated today our Police Officers should be recognised by Queenslanders for their significant contribution to our community. Their role puts them at risk on a daily basi...

Permission to Perpetrate

Whilst May as Domestic Violence Prevention Month is drawing to a close, domestic violence isn’t. Its impact costs millions of Australians significant harm and costs the economy billions of dollars per annum. Many would argue abuse of power is at epidemic proportions.Yet we continuously fail to adequately address it. Why is that so?Whilst I don’t have the billion...