DVRCV CEO Emily Maguire outlines how an independent, statewide agency is crucial for the success of any prevention activity
We were delighted with the response from 367 family violence specialist practitioners across the state to our training needs survey.
Historically, sexual assault and family violence services had separate funding and approaches, albeit with the same feminist framework and gendered lens.
As recommended by the Royal Commission into Family Violence, all Victorian councils are now required to articulate how they will help reduce family violence in their community.
The Family Violence Protection (Information Sharing) Amendment Act 2017 is an outcome of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.
The Royal Commission into Family Violence (RCFV) has mandated statewide delivery across all Victorian schools brings this journey to its next stage – embedding primary prevention in schools.
The expansion of eligibility criteria means victims of family violence who have disability-related needs can now access the Disability Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative.