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News & announcements

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.

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.

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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.

New Crimes Statistics Agency research out last week has found that forty percent of Victorian family violence perpetrators also commit non-family violence offences.

The Victorian Government has released their 10 year plan which details how they will deliver the 227 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence.