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No More Deaths - campaign update

No More Deaths - campaign update

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What is the No More Deaths campaign?

The No More Deaths campaign is an alliance of statewide and local organisations working with women and children, community legal services and men’s behaviour change programs across Victoria - calling for family violence to lead the agenda in the November 2014 State Election.

These leading family violence organisations are calling on the state’s political parties to commit to wide-ranging policies across housing, justice, police, health, education and other portfolios to keep women and children safe in Victoria.

The members of the No More Deaths coalition are:

  • Domestic Violence Victoria
  • Federation of Community Legal Centres
  • No To Violence
  • Women’s Legal Service Victoria
  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria
  • Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service
  • Women with Disabilities Victoria.

Media coverage

The No More Deaths campaign launched on 25 August attracted strong media attention and interest. See below for links to print, radio and television coverage. If you know of further coverage that hasn't been included, please send us an email.

18 September


Men’s violence against women is a choice … by all men everywhere

Rodney Vlais, The Guardian, 18/09/14


17 September


'The Hack' show on TripleJ, 17/09/14 (audio | mp3)
First segment (approx. 10-11 mins)


Violence against women survey shows there is ‘more work to be done’
Melissa Davey, The Guardian, 17/09/14


28 August


Tim Watts MP speech in Parliament discussing the recent Family Violence forum with Bill Shorten MP and the No More Deaths Coalition in Victoria. 
(YouTube video, 28/08/14)
No More Deaths campaign seeks an end to family violence
Federation of Community Legal Centres, 28/08/14
(Includes video footage of Chris Atmore’s speech at the launch)


26 August  


Rhetoric isn't enough to stop domestic violence. Here are five real solutions
Fiona McCormack,, 26/08/14


25 August  


Victorian election spotlight shifts to 'state emergency' of domestic violence
Gay Alcorn,, 25/08/14
Join us in the struggle to end family violence
Fiona McCormack, Herald Sun, 25/08/14
Family violence focus before Vic election
Melissa Iaria, AAP / Channel 7, 25/08/14
Video and writeup
Fiona McCormack, ABC News Radio interview
Audio (5:05 mins), 25/08/14


Royal Commission into family violence pledged by Victorian Labor
Zara Zaher, SBS News, 25/08/14


Action group pushes stopping domestic attacks as key state election ...
Kathryn Powley, Herald Sun, 25/08/14


Tackling domestic violence should be election priority, say advocate groups
Richard Willingham, The Age, 25/08/14


Family violence victim advocates lobby Victorian Parliament ahead of election
James Fettes, ABC News, 25/08/14


Campaign Materials

Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE: Stopping family violence must be state election priority 25/08/14 (PDF | 2.4MB)

Key Asks

KEY ASKS: No More Deaths campaign (PDF | 1MB)

Campaign Fact Sheets

(All Fact Sheets are approximately 1MB PDF)

FACT SHEET 1: Keep women and children safe and housed

FACT SHEET 2: Make the justice system safe and supportive

FACT SHEET 3: Hold violent perpetrators to account

FACT SHEET 4: Break down the system silos that endanger women and children

FACT SHEET 5: Preventing violence against women and children

Media Enquiries

Media can access the full election platform above. For contacts and further information, please see respective Fact Sheets.

Related Links

No More Deaths election campaign


Submitted by Penelope Stewart (not verified) on
More consciousness raising is needed for women to be more alert to potentially dangerous situations and to have an escape plan to get safely away from a dangerous man or any situation.

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