The Commission’s first round of public hearings concluded on Friday 14 August 2015. Over the five weeks the Commission heard from eight lay witnesses and over 160 representatives Continue reading
Tens of thousands of public sector workers will for the first time be entitled to family violence leave to help survivors of family violence maintain stable employment. Continue reading
New figures showing the projected funding for Victorian centres through to 2019–20 indicate a state-wide cut of nearly 30 per cent in 2017–18. Continue reading
Respectful relationships education will be included in the Victorian curriculum from 2016 in Prep through to Year 10. Continue reading
The Victorian Government has announced plans for the development of a new 10-year Mental Health Plan. The following eight strategies have been proposed in the discussion paper: Continue reading
The new youth policy aims improve outcomes for young people aged 12 to 24 years, especially those who are disadvantaged and disengaged. Continue reading
There has been strong representation of WIFVC members and the western metropolitan region among expert witnesses at the Royal Commission into Family Violence public hearings.
This course will equip participants to build environments within organisations and across communities that foster and maintain safe, equal and respectful gender relations. Continue reading
This workshop will discuss the findings of the National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS) and assist PVAW practitioners to use this research in their advocacy, media and/or violence prevention roles. Continue reading
The Australian Government is inviting applications for projects under the Building Safe Communities for Women funding round which is open to local community groups, not-for-profit organisations and local governments.