LiveSafe

Team Name: 
Thunderbolt

Project Description

Data analysis and data journalism project, focussed on the causal factors of Family Violence within Victoria.

These informed data findings, discussed in a high level overview, data journalism format, will allow stake holders to gain an in depth understanding of key factors that drive the reduction of family violence incidents.

This data analytics and predictive modeling research will be utilized to visually depict relevant factors, trends and recommendations in family violence issues.  

This proof of concept involves a mobile application for a Victorian domestic violence victim, has been mocked up. This non functional prototype proposes to inform and educate the target audience persona, Sally about Family Violence services and support available to her and her family, within her local community. 

This prototype and data journalism project is based on key user data sourced from the; Crime Statistics Agency, family violence victoria ( high priority questions), Family Violence Royal Commission (FVRC)Recommendations,  ABC (API), BOM (weather data), Australian Bureau of Statistics et al.

 

Project Objective

The primary objective of this project is to analyze multiple datasets to predict trends and causal factors that contribute towards family violence in Australia. These informed findings will allow stake holders to gain an in depth understanding of key factors to reduce family violence.

As a typical domestic violence survivor I want to feel safer and educate myself about community support networks in order to protect myself and my family and reduce further incidents of family violence.

The primary objective of this project is to analyze multiple datasets to predict trends and causal factors that contribute towards family violence in Australia. These informed findings will allow stake holders to gain an in depth understanding of key factors to reduce family violence.

This research will be utilized to visually depict relevant factors, trends and recommendations in family violence issues.  

We propose to create a prototype of a mobile application that would benefit and educate domestic violence victims and their families, local communities and first responders

Region: 
Used Datasets: 
Dataset Name: 
Crime Statistics Agency Data Tables - Family incidents
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
Department of Justice and Regulation
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Victorian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
Descriptive statistics to understand the prevalence of family violence in the last five years. Incorporating and blending socio-economic data from ABS to predict indicators and predictors for family violence.
Dataset Name: 
Social Engagement and Crime - Family Incidents, Other Service Utilisation - Drug and Alcohol clients, Economic and Employment Characteristics - Families headed by one parent
Publishing Organisation/Agency: 
health.vic.gov.au
Jurisdiction of Data: 
Victorian Government
How did you use this data in your entry?: 
To do regression analysis for finding factors causing family violence.
Event Location: 
Melbourne Mapspace