Country Australia
Year 2011
Type of Measure Administrative data > Social Services
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


From 1 July 2011 a new Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) collection launched by the Authoritative information and statistics to promote better health and wellbeing (AIHW) expands the evidence base on homelessness - including that resulting from domestic violence.  The data will be collected monthly, and provide information on characteristics of people accessing services; their support needs; referrals and services provided; and gaps in service provision.  The expansion will include new data on children, mental health issues and crisis accommodation.  

For more information, please click Here. 

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Australia to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011