Research outputs

Here we have generated access (arranged thematically) to our key outputs in the field of family violence and violence against women, including recent graduate theses.

PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES: Professor Sandra Walklate, Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Professor Jude McCulloch and Professor JaneMaree Maher are currently editing a collection with Emerald Publishing: Emerald Studies in Criminology, Feminism and Social Change. If you’re interested in contributing to the collection, please visit Emerald Publishing's website for more information on the series or contact the series editors via email:

Gender and Family Violence research

Our research published in international journals include reviews on reforms, frameworks and living with the legacy of domestic violence.


Monash GFV's research has played a significant role in changing policy to better strengthen our legal responses to support and protect those affected by family violence, including legislative reform on criminal law.


We have published and edited a number of books as a result of our research including the Handbook on Sexual ViolenceHomicide Law Reform, Gender and the Provocation Defence; and award-winning book The Political Economy of Violence Against Women.


Read our review of the Family Violence Risk Assessment Management Framework (CRAF); and research reports on: innovative legal responses to intimate partner homicide; police perspectives and experiences across Victoria; and temporary migration and family violence.

Policing research

Here is a collection of pivotal analyses on police responses to hate crime and partner violence, to more recent activities in gendering security, public space and surveillance.

Media contributions

Our team are frequently engaged by media for their evidence-based perspectives. Here is a selection of our opinion and commentary pieces published that provide information on key findings and critical analyses on the latest developments in GFV.

Research graduates' theses

Monash GFV has a strong cohort of research students; here is a collection of MA and PhD theses.

You may also be interested to read our Research Briefs.