Love Secrets Game-Changer: What Our Parents Didn’t Teach Us About Love

The eternal questions ‘why women stay’ and ‘why women get caught’ are bound together. When we get to the core of why women struggle to leave, and why they return between five to seven times, we find the unspoken core conflict of how they got caught and greater understanding about …

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Ms Kate Smith: Broken to Brilliant – Stories of Strength and Success

Stay tuned for the 2018 STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia, held next week at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December. Ms Kate Smith, Founding Director of Broken to Brilliant LTD will be joining us to discuss “Broken to brilliant – stories of strength and success”.  Aim Publishing the book …

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Introducing Australia’s First Financial App for Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

Domestic violence isn’t a one-size-fits-all problem. It can manifest itself in all sorts of forms, including physical violence, emotional abuse and imposed financial restraint. This week, Women’s Legal Service Queensland launched Penda — an app that helps empower victims experiencing financial abuse at the hands of their partner. According to the Women’s …

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Do We Need a New Offence to Protect Victims of Family Violence From Psychological Harm?

The Liberal National Party has promised that if it wins the upcoming Queensland election it will introduce a “standalone” domestic violence offence for non-violent offenders who had shown a pattern of psychologically controlling behaviour. The new offence would also prohibit emotional and financial abuse. The Queensland offence would be modelled on the English …

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Reclaim Your Life: Securing a New Home After an Abusive Relationship

This post was approved by Community Alliance Against Family Abuse and A Safe Place.  Remember: Computer activity can be tracked. Learn more about Internet safety here. At Redfin, we are overjoyed when someone finds the home of their dreams. We thrive on it! However, we also understand that sometimes the joy of a new home …

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Anita Bentata: Transforming Confusion into Action

Ms Anita Bentata, Speaker, Author and Psychotherapist at Activating Artemis will be at this year’s STOP Domestic Violence, discussing “Transforming confusion into action”.  Aim: As a Victim/Survivor, Anita experienced the personal cost through the absence of talking about the abuse and trauma in the family. Lack automatically reveals what is …

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