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DVRCV’s focus: Striving towards once-in-a-lifetime reform

Victorian Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams and DVRCV CEO Emily Maguire reflect on the progress towards implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

Voices of the sector: What’s unique about working in a rural setting?

Living and working in the family violence sector in regional, rural and remote areas brings benefits and challenges. We spoke to Mandy Noble and Jan Tracey about their experiences of working in a rural setting.

Profile: Meet Chris Lynch, Youth Worker

Chris has been a youth worker for 17 years. We talked to him about what keeps him interested in this work, how it intersects with the family violence sector and how to apply a gendered lens.

DVRCV’s focus: Keeping the destination in sight

In an election year it’s important that we take a moment to reflect on the spirit of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and learn what we can from the first phase of implementation.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

DVRCV Sector Focus: The importance of conversation

Successful change requires conversations embedded with fearless advice and opening listening

- Emily Maguire, CEO

Meet Julie: intensive case manager, Traditional Owner and proud Wurundjeri woman

Julie is a Wurundjeri woman who advocates for Aboriginal women’s rights through her work supporting Aboriginal women experiencing family violence.

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.

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.

DVRCV Sector Focus: Collaboration is at the heart of what we all need

The reforms resulting from the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence are not just about change in one area.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

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