NIFVS supports Victoria Against Violence campaign

The team has supported the Victorian Government’s Victoria Against Violence campaign, which coincides with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence. On 25 November, the team facilitated a Clothesline Project display, with 200 Tshirts painted by women in the north, and Tshirt painting stall for the campaign launch on the steps of Parliament House. The Clothesline Project has been…

Family Violence Royal Commission hearings conclude

The Royal Commission into Family Violence completed its second round of public hearings in October, with the objective of taking a bigger picture view. Another batch of submissions has recently been uploaded to the Commission website, including Domestic Violence Victoria’s four submissions, as well as supplementary and revised expert witness statements. Many anonymous submissions have…

Women with Disabilities Victoria court access survey

A Victorian Safety Audit has been established to assess the physical structure and operations of Victorian Magistrates’ Courts to ensure safety for people attending for family violence matters. Women with Disabilities Victoria are undertaking a survey to understand women’s experiences of disability access at the Magistrate’s Courts. This de-identified information will be provided to the…