The reporting date for the Royal Commission into Family Violence has been extended from 29 February 2016 to 29 March 2016. Continue reading
Moonee Valley Legal Service is seeking a part-time family lawyer (0.8FTE) for a fixed-term period of 12 months. Continue reading
On 26th November 2015 the Victorian Government released the details for $12 million committed to fexible support packages to assist those experiencing family violence. This includes up to $7000 packages for practical expenses to help women and children create safer, more stable lives. Continue reading
On 17 April 2015, COAG endorsed a $30 million commitment to a national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children, which is jointly funded with the states and territories.
This report commissioned by Australian Government Department of Social Services was designed to inform the development of the national campaign.
Salvation Army Social Housing and Support (SASHS) seeking to employ a full-time Manager to lead the Client Services stream in the delivery of homelessness services and programs. Continue reading
Launched on 26th November 2015, the plan builds on the previous Victorian mental health strategy, Because mental health matters: Victorian Mental Health Reform Strategy 2009-2019. Continue reading
At the launch of the report Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass stated that process must not come before the rights of the individual when it comes to the reporting of abuse in the disability sector. Continue reading
Proposed changes to the Family Law Act will enable state and territory courts making an interim family violence protection order to suspend or vary existing parenting orders beyond 21 days. This amendment responds to recommendations of the Family Law Council’s Interim report on Families with Complex Needs and the Intersection of the Family Law and Child Protection Systems. Continue reading