ANROWS Suite of Publications

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) will produce and publish new, innovative and relevant research on domestic, family and sexual violence though its suite of publications.

The suite aims to meet the evidence needs of policy-makers and practitioners as well as the broader public.

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ANROWS Horizons: Research papers

Technical reports on empirical research produced under ANROWS’s Research Program. These in-depth reports provide methodological detail and findings that are likely to be of primary use to researchers or professionals significantly engaged with the topic.

ANROWS Landscapes: State of knowledge papers

Medium length papers that scope current knowledge on an issue related to violence against women and their children. Papers will draw on published literature, existing empirical research (including research produced under ANROWS’s Research Program), and/or practice knowledge. They may also include reporting from stakeholder consultations and/or mapping exercises (such as mapping of current research, data, available services, programs, projects, or legislation).

ANROWS Compass: Research to practice and policy papers

Concise papers that summarise key findings of research on violence against women and their children, including research produced under ANROWS’s research program, and provide advice on the implications for policy and practice. The Compass paper is the main resource from ANROWS research projects and are written in plain English. They are designed to be useful to a wide range of stakeholders including policy-makers and practitioners without background in the area of study. The paper may include resources such as info-graphics and other visual representations of the findings.

ANROWS Insights:

ANROWS’s work including submissions, speeches, presentations and multimedia publications.

ANROWS Fast Facts: Quick reference resources

Key facts and figures on topics related to violence against women and their children.

ANROWS Footprints

Thematic publication focused on communicating new, innovative and emerging research, policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

ANROWS Notepad: Fortnightly publication

Fortnightly update on the latest research, events, training, stakeholder news and issues in the media.

Friday, 27th April 2018

Women with disability in Australia are recognised as facing significant challenges in accessing justice in relation to violence that they experience.

Monday, 29th January 2018

Innovative models in addressing violence against Indigenous women is an ANROWS research to policy and practice paper led by Professor Harry Blagg of the University of Western Australia.

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

Despite the increasingly high profile of domestic and family violence (DFV) in Australian society, surprisingly little is known in the public domain about the ways women’s specialist services provide help to the victims/survivors.

Wednesday, 7th December 2016

Although immigrant and refugee women in Australia face particular barriers to accessing services aimed at preventing and responding to family violence, the understanding of the character and context of this problem is limited.

Sunday, 30th October 2016

Intimate partner violence, including violence in both cohabiting and non-cohabiting relationships and emotional abuse:

Monday, 24th October 2016

Domestic violence exacerbates economic inequality, as both economic abuse, and other tactics of violence, generate costs for women and contribute to financial instability and stress. Australia’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 recognises the importance

Friday, 8th July 2016

This research project reviewed and analysed data to identify key program elements, policy contexts and learnings from the implementation of integrated responses in all Australian jurisdictions.

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Monday, 6th June 2016

This paper presents key findings and implications for policy-makers, researchers and practitioners from ANROWS research project Media representations

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Monday, 30th May 2016

This paper presents key findings and implications for policy-makers, researchers and practitioners from ANROWS research project Establishing the Connection:

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Monday, 30th May 2016

This paper presents key findings and implications from ANROWS research project National mapping and meta-evaluation outlining key features of effective "safe at home"

Thursday, 21st January 2016

This paper is a comprehensive review of published literature to present the current state of knowledge, practice and responses to violence against women in Australian Indigenous communities. It was guided by the following questions:

Wednesday, 9th December 2015

This Compass paper showcases key findings and future directions from Landscapes (state of knowledge) paper Perpetrator interventions in Australia - part one and two.