Australian Bureau of Statistics
4533.0 - Directory of Family and Domestic Violence Statistics, 2011
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Data custodian: Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department
Contact: Indigenous and Community Legal Services Branch
Address: 3–5 National Circuit, Barton, ACT, 2600
Telephone: 02 6141 6666
Not routinely published.
This collection is used by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Legal Services (ATSILS) throughout Australia to report against targets for determining service delivery, as required under the contract for services with the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department.
This system is specific to Indigenous Legal Aid Program and current service providers. It is not available to the wider public.
Family and Domestic Violence related content (data items collected)
Definition of Family and Domestic Violence
Family and Domestic Violence is not specifically defined in IRIS. In practice, IRIS captures information as it relates to Domestic Violence Orders so State/Territory legislative definitions are reflected indirectly in the data.
Aspects of FDV captured in the data are:
Relationship to Conceptual Framework for Family and Domestic Violence (Cat. No. 4529.0)
ATSILS provide an electronic data file quarterly to IRIS. No manipulation of the data is undertaken. The receipt of the ATSILS files is automated however the import into IRIS is a manual process.
Note: the data definitions and specifications are currently fixed until the 30 June 2011 and is part of a Departmental review in response to the Shearer Report.
Scope / target population
All Indigenous Australians serviced by the ATSILS, regardless of gender or age.
Geographic coverage and disaggregation
Data available for:
Frequency / Timing
Ad hoc – external reports are produced on request only, subject to any data protocol restrictions.
Collection commenced: 2004-05
Breaks in series: No
Other details: n/a
Data availability / Dissemination
Access to data may be available upon request, subject to confidentiality. Each request will be assessed on a case by case basis to determine whether the information can be provided.
Other data sources held by this agency
Community Legal Services Information System (CLSIS)
Family violence and family law in Australia; the experiences and views of children and adults from families who separated post-1995 and post-2006.
Shared care parenting arrangements since the 2006 Family Law Reforms: Report to the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department.
Has this data source changed?
Contact the ABS to report updates or corrections to the information above.
This page last updated 28 March 2012
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