Using a rich archive of source material and in-depth interviews, this project traces the unique history of the women’s refuge movement in Victoria.
Australian Research Council (Linkage Grant)
It traces the history from its initiation in 1974 through to a period of significant change in 2004. The doctoral student, Jacqui Theobald, began work on the project in 2007. The research will make a substantial contribution to the body of knowledge concerned with the history of domestic violence and these longer term perspectives will be beneficial to future policy and program development. Jacqui will submit her thesis in 2011.
Industry partner: Domestic Violence Victoria