Donna Chung is Professor of Social Work and Head of the Department of Social Work at Curtin University. She previously worked at the University of Western Australia, Warwick University and University of South Australia. Donna’s work in the area of gendered violence has spanned over 20 years. This has involved research, program evaluation and providing policy advice to governments. Are-as of interest include domestic violence and employment, women’s homelessness following domestic violence, sexual violence and young people from diverse communities and evaluating programs for men using violence against partners.
Donna is a member of a number of organisations and committees working to end violence against women. Prof. Chung is currently researching the Homicide Act 2008 (WA) and also working with the Women’s Council for Domestic & Family Violence Services (WA) project on perpetrators who breach violence restraining orders.