Submissions and articles

We use our knowledge of the issues facing women and children, their experiences, and gaps in services and systems, to advocate for change. We have a particular interest in a ‘Safe at Home’ approach, which seeks to address the problem of women and children becoming homeless because of family violence.

In 2023 we have contributed several articles to the journal of Homelessness Persons, Parity.

The August 2023 edition focused on gender and homelessness. We contributed these articles:

In March 2023 McAuley was a sponsor of a special edition focusing on ‘Safe at Home’ and contributed these articles:

2022 submissions

2021 submissions – Inquiry into Victoria’s criminal justice system


2020 submissions – family violence

In July 2020 we made a submission to the work of the Victorian Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor.

We also made a submission to the Australian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Social and Legal Affairs’ Inquiry into Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence

2020 submissions – homelessness

Read more about how women contributed their words and stories to our submission.

2019 submissions

In 2019 we made submissions to: