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DVRCV Advocate: April 2019

DVRCV Advocate: April 2019

A pile of DVRCV Advocate magazines. The cover shows a portrait of a smiling young woman and the main headline: "Online learning to build foundational knowledge".

For the latest discussion on hot topics and innovative developments in the family violence field, read the April 2019 DVRCV Advocate – out now!

Contents

Victorian Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams and DVRCV CEO Emily Maguire reflect on the progress towards implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence. - Emily Maguire, CEO

In 2018 the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health celebrated 40 years since its founding. Executive Director Adele Murdolo shares some of the changes and challenges the organisation has faced since its inception.

We interviewed Respect Victoria CEO Tracey Gaudry and Our Watch CEO Patty Kinnersly about Respect Victoria

DVRCV has been developing a comprehensive elearning package to build the foundational knowledge required to prevent and respond to family violence and violence against women.

DVRCV recently piloted the MARAM Leading Alignment training module, developed in partnership with Family Safety Victoria.

We talked to Marian Cronin, Senior Manager, Respect and Responsibility, about Victoria University’s commitment to preventing violence against women.

We spoke to Susan George, an AOD (alcohol and other drugs) Specialist Family Violence Advisor, about the challenges and opportunities of her role.

Drawing on the wisdom, passion and ideas of an inspirational group of students, our ABCDEquality tool for young people gives 26 easy ways to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women.