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Hearts for Healthy Relationships

Hearts for Healthy Relationships was a project that I initiated in 2009. At the time I was facilitating a craft group for parents, and I wanted a gentle way to start talking about family violence. One in four families experience family violence, and it costs the Australian economy $13 billion per year. The following heart […]

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Domestic violence prevention

Author: Narelle Smith, 2008 Introduction Domestic violence is a widespread problem which affects every level of society and is a major impediment to the health, wellbeing, and economy of the nation. This paper looks at the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of domestic violence prevention for practitioners working in the community development field. Despite the prevalence of […]

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