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Family violence articles

Family violence articles


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

Embedding the political will

MP Fiona Richardson discusses her priorities in her new role as Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence

- Vig Geddes

Stories of strength, survival and the system

New research finds Victoria still has a way to go in challenging misperceptions about women’s experiences of separating from a violent partner

- Crystal Bruton

Reflecting on 25 years of service

Outgoing DVRCV executive officer, Vig Geddes, reflects on 25 years in the family violence sector

- Mandy McKenzie

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

Risk assessment at the Royal Commission

DVRCV provided expert evidence on risk assessment and risk management practices at the Royal Commission into Family Violence

- Libby Eltringham

Family violence in an LGBTIQ context

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people are more likely to experience family violence but less likely to receive appropriate support

- Dr Kate O’Halloran

A question of parity

The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights discusses some of the culturally specific challenges that face Muslim women who experience family violence

- Joumaneh El Matrah

Family violence in Aboriginal communities

Culturally safe and specialist support services are essential for Aboriginal survivors of family violence

- Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service


Family violence articles