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Each month WESNET supplies hundreds of survivors with free, safe mobile phones. With extended government funding, it will continue to deliver this service through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new Centre for Research Excellence will lead research into the health effects of intimate partner violence on individuals and families, and how the health sector can respond.

The introduction of the Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017 was a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Women and children fleeing family violence is the single biggest driver of homelessness in our community, and it's growing at a rapid rate.

New research from RMIT shows that eleven per cent of Australians — both women and men — have suffered economic abuse at the hands of a partner.

Red flags infographic

DVRCV has released a new infographic for professionals highlighting the factors that put family violence victims at increased risk of being killed or seriously injured.

The Victorian Government is helping women and children escape family violence – with their pets – through a new program to house and protect at-risk animals.

From July 2017, water companies in Victoria will be able to help domestic violence victims who call in.