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Violence against women and their children affects everybody. It impacts on the health, wellbeing and safety of a significant proportion of Australians throughout all states and territories and places an enormous burden on the nation’s economy across family and community services, health and hospitals, income-support and criminal justice systems.


Knowledge transfer and exchange

ANROWS host activities as part of its knowledge transfer and exchange (KTE) work, including public lectures, workshops and research launches. Details of upcoming ANROWS activities and news are available from the list on the right.



ANROWS was established by the Commonwealth and all state and territory governments of Australia to produce, disseminate and assist in applying evidence for policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.


Knowledge translation resources

To support the take-up of evidence, ANROWS offers a range of resources developed from research to support practitioners and policy-makers in delivering evidence-based interventions.


Domestic and family violence lethality:
The facts about intimate partner homicide

This fact sheet highlights key facts about intimate partner homicides in Australia.

The data is based on the 2018 Data Report from the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Death Review Network (ADFVDRN). This report found that between July 2010 and June 2014, there were 152 intimate partner homicides in Australia that followed an identifiable history of domestic violence.



Suggested citation

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety. (2019). Domestic and family violence lethality: The facts about intimate partner homicide. Sydney, NSW: ANROWS.

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