Family violence articles
Self-care: It's not up to you alone
DVRCV's own Belinda Bannerman continues our self-care conversation by interrogating some of the assumptions surrounding self-care and re-framing the entire concept.
Perspectives: The LGBTQI experience of family violence
We spoke to Kate and Maryclare from queerspace (drummond street services) about the experience of family violence in LGBTQI relationships.
Building from Strength: a bold vision for the family violence workforce of the future
Every profession and sector needs to recognise that preventing and responding to family violence is a core part of their business
DVRCV Sector Focus: The importance of conversation
Successful change requires conversations embedded with fearless advice and opening listening
- Emily Maguire, CEO
Voices of the Sector: How child protection and family violence works together
We interviewed two workers to find out how they collaborate within different frameworks to make sure women and children are supported and the perpetrator is held to account
Integration in action: men’s and women’s programs together
We talked with Cheryl at the Centre for Non-Violence to hear how one organisation spent the last ten years integrating women’s and men’s services under the one roof.
Meet Family Safety Victoria’s new CEO, Sue Clifford
As the CEO of the state government’s first agency dedicated solely to ending family violence, Family Safety Victoria, Sue Clifford will be driving many projects as part of the state’s $1.9 billion action plan.
The Conversation: I draw sustainability from the women I work with
We’d like to start a conversation about the unique, complex and significant challenges of working in the family violence sector, in the hope that sharing our stories will bring clarity, ideas and value to all of us in our work.
Perspectives: Victorian Disability Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative
The expansion of eligibility criteria means victims of family violence who have disability-related needs can now access the Disability Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative.
Voice of the Sector: Implications of the Family Violence Protection (Information Sharing) Amendment Act 2017
The Family Violence Protection (Information Sharing) Amendment Act 2017 is an outcome of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.