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Stay up to date with what’s happening in Victoria’s family violence sector – whether that be a government funding announcement, new research publication or a cutting-edge initiative to support victim survivors of abuse. 

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The CSA reported family incidents increased by 6.7% since last year to a record high of 88,214 incidents. Herein we unpack the reasons why.

Family Safety Victoria is running a series of stakeholder consultations with front-line practitioners and organisational leaders

The Minister for Equality has announced $3 million over four years to develop comprehensive specialist family violence services for LGBTI Victorians.

The Support and Safety Hub Statewide Concept outlines the role the hubs will have in the long-term plan to end family violence in Victoria.

Sue Clifford has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian government's new family violence agency, Family Safety Victoria.

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission has launched new guidelines to help family violence service providers prevent discrimination.

The Victorian Government has released a new Family Violence Database published by the Crime Statistics Agency.

The funding package includes $82.2 million to redevelop refuges and $48 million to provide 110 new public housing properties for families escaping violence