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Studies into curbing family violence win funding

An independent national research institute based in Sydney has announced funding of $3.5 million to support 20 projects to reduce domestic violence against women and their children.

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety, which is supported by federal and state governments, announced its first round of research funding on 31 October. The research programme was launched by the former governor-general, Quentin Bryce in Sydney.

The projects include research into the impacts of social and geographic isolation in contributing to family violence, the effectiveness of child protection procedures, violence against immigrant and refugee women and an Australian Bureau of Statistics data analysis of violence against women.

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