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The secret impact of pornography on relationships.

15th October 2022 Reading Time: 5 minutes Behavioural Change. 3610 views.

Pornography is one of the most destructive forces in marriages and committed relationships today. It wreaks havoc on intimacy, destroys trust, and creates a host of other problems. And it's a secret addiction that often remains hidden from loved ones.

Homelessness is a serious issue faced by many women.

9th October 2022 Reading Time: 2 minutes Behavioural Change, Equality, Relationships, Domestic Violence. 1003 views.

Homelessness is a pressing issue that needs to be addressed, as it can profoundly impact the health and well-being of these women. Several factors contribute to homelessness among women in Australia. One of the most significant is domestic violence, which can lead to women being forced to leave their homes and live in shelters or on the streets.

Employers can play an important role in addressing family violence.

6th October 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes Behavioural Change. 459 views.

Workplace culture is often essential to men; they take their cues from other men. So, at the workplace, there are a lot of opportunities to intervene with toxic masculinity.

The hidden cost of Family Violence

24th September 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes Behavioural Change. 459 views.

It is always said that children are the future of our country. They are the ones who will grow up to be our leaders, our doctors, and our teachers. But what happens when these children are growing up in homes where family violence is present?

Interpersonal Violence, often referred to as Intimate Partner Violence.

17th September 2022 Reading Time: 3 minutes 364 views.

Family or partner violence refers to violence within the family or between intimate partners. It includes child maltreatment, dating and intimate partner violence and elder maltreatment. Family violence is called as such because even if the behaviour is only directed towards the Mother, the children are still very much effected. Sometimes 'staying together for the children', is not necessarily the best thing.

Changing Men's Behaviour

12th September 2022 Reading Time: 1 minutes Anger Management. 527 views.

David Nugent has positive stories about men who he says have changed their tune. See the attached story published in local paper by Danielle Galvin.

Father's Day can be tough

3rd September 2022 Reading Time: 1 minute Masculinity. 387 views.

A day dedicated to celebrating fatherhood is extremely important, though also very difficult for many people. Father's Day can be a difficult and confronting time. Here are some tips on how to cope on Father’s Day, whether you’re a dad, step-parent, partner or family member.

DCA's Anna McPhee Memorial Oration

24th May 2022 Reading Time: 1 minutes General. 710 views.

This year’s Oration will be delivered by Jess Hill, Walkley-award winning investigative journalist, author and winner of the 2020 Stella Prize for her book ‘See What You Made Me Do’ that was adapted into an SBS TV series. Family and domestic abuse and violence is a national emergency.

How do you communicate?

21st May 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes Communication, Conflict Resolution. 748 views.

Communication is the most important thing in any relationship in our lives, but when it comes to our closest relationships it really is everything.

What does it mean to be a "Real Man"?

8th May 2022 Reading Time: 4 minutes Behavioural Change, Anger Management, Masculinity. 1209 views.

“Act like a man.” Man up.” Stop acting like a girl.” “Suck it up, crying’s for girls.” Society has a very narrow expectation of what it is to be a man. It often starts with our little boys- they hear messages like this and very quickly understand that any traits or behaviours that are outside of traditional masculinity are something to be deeply ashamed of.