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A snapshot of how local context affects sexual assault service provision in regional, rural and remote Australia Liz Wall and Mary Stathopoulos

By: Wall, Liz.
Contributor(s): Stathopoulos, Mary.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: ACSSA wrap.Publisher: Melbourne, Vic.: Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault, 2012Description: 15 p.; 30 cm electronic document (15 p. ; PDF file: 411 KB.ISBN: 9781922038173.ISSN: 1833-1483.Subject(s): COMMUNITY SERVICES | CULTURAL ISSUES | RURAL AREAS | VICTIMS OF CRIMES | AUSTRALIA | INDIGENOUS PEOPLES | SEXUAL VIOLENCEOnline resources: Click here to access online | Access the website In: ACSSA wrap, 2012, no.13Summary: Regional, rural and remote sexual assault services in Australia face unique challenges in meeting the needs of the diverse populations they seek to support. These issues range from geographical barriers, to meeting specific cultural needs in an appropriate manner. The local context of rural, regional and remote areas in Australia has led to some innovative practices by service providers. ACSSA spoke with six sexual assault services in regional, rural and remote areas to explore local contexts and the ways in which managers and workers solved issues through flexible and innovative approaches. (Abstract from the website)
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ACSSA wrap, 2012, no.13

Regional, rural and remote sexual assault services in Australia face unique challenges in meeting the needs of the diverse populations they seek to support. These issues range from geographical barriers, to meeting specific cultural needs in an appropriate manner. The local context of rural, regional and remote areas in Australia has led to some innovative practices by service providers. ACSSA spoke with six sexual assault services in regional, rural and remote areas to explore local contexts and the ways in which managers and workers solved issues through flexible and innovative approaches. (Abstract from the website)