- On average, one woman a week is murdered by her current or former partner. 
- Intimate partner violence is the greatest health risk factor for women aged 25-44. 
- An estimated 1 in 6 women (1.6 million) aged 18 years and over have experienced violence by a partner since the age of 15. 
- Young women (18 – 24 years) experience significantly higher rates of physical and sexual violence than women in older age groups. 
- Approximately 1 in 4 women (23% or 2.2 million) have experienced violence by an intimate partner since the age of 15. 
- Domestic or family violence against women is the single largest driver of homelessness for women, a common factor in child protection notifications, and results in a police call-out on average once every two minutes across the country.
- More than two-thirds (68%) of mothers who had children in their care when they experienced violence from their previous partner said their children had seen or heard the violence.
 Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) 2017. The 2017 National Homicide Monitoring Program report by the AIC showed that over a 2-year period from 2012/13 to 2013/14, there were 99 female victims of intimate partner homicide. Women continue to be over-represented as victims of intimate partner homicide, accounting for 79% of all intimate partner homicides.
 ,Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) 2016 Personal Safety Survey (PSS): https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyReleaseDate/4CB11D42D9890141CA257B8E001AA60B
 ABS 2017. Personal Safety, Australia, 2016. ABS cat. no. 4906.0. Canberra: ABS. Compared to the overall female violence prevalence rate of 4.7%, women aged 18-24 were the most likely to have experienced violence. In 2016, an estimated 12% of women aged 18-24 years experienced violence in the 12 months prior to interview.
 Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) 2016 Personal Safety Survey (PSS). https://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/4906.0
 AIHW 2017. Specialist homelessness services annual report 2016-17. Cat. no. WEB 217. Canberra: AIHW. Overall, 40% of clients seeking Specialist Homelessness Services were experiencing domestic and family violence, with 91% of these being female.
 AIHW 2018. Child Protection Australia 2016-2017. Cat. no. CWS 63. Canberra: AIHW. Children exposed to family violence are classified as experiencing ‘emotional abuse’, which while a broader category, is the most commonly substantiated type of harm (46%) in child protection notifications across Australia.
 Police across Australia deal with over 264,000 domestic violence matters each year (or one every two minutes) – calculated for police data sourced across all states and territories, collated at ABC News.