Family violence

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:693486
Registration status:Health, Standard 20/11/2019

Violence between family members as well as between current or former intimate partners. For example, family violence can include acts of violence between a parent and a child.

Collection and usage attributes


Family violence is the preferred term used to identify experiences of violence for Indigenous Australians as it encompasses the broad range of extended family and kinship relationships in which violence may occur.

Relational attributes

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Perinatal NBEDS 2020–21 Health, Standard 20/11/2019

Person—family violence screening status, code N Health, Standard 20/11/2019