Family violence among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples


This report provides information on national data and some state-based data collections on violence in Australia. These collections contain information on the extent of violence, the underlying factors associated with it, the harm caused by it, services used by victims of violence, and whether the police and the courts are involved. Some of these data collections cover the Australian population in general, while others are restricted to the Indigenous population. This report focuses on information about family violence, with the overall aim to increase knowledge and to better understand the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The ultimate goal is for this knowledge and understanding to be used to improve the health and wellbeing outcomes of Indigenous Australians.

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