Victorian Family Violence Workforce Census Closing Soon

If you haven’t already completed the Victorian Family Violence Workforce Census, please contribute by the closing date of Friday 20 December to have your say on the continued improvement of the family violence sector, including issues like training, workloads, supervision and retention across the sector. This census is for everyone who plays a role in preventing, identifying and…

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Contribute to Feminist/ Survivor Led Approaches to Risk and Safety Research

Family violence practitioners are invited to take part in a research project to examine their work within the spaces of safety and freedom with victim/survivors of domestic violence. The University of New England in collaboration with Monash University are conducting the research and will undertake one hour interviews with interested practitioners. The research will be…

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Launch of Strengthening the Foundations: First Rolling Action Plan 2019-2022

Strengthening the Foundations: First Rolling Action Plan 2019-22 is the first of three Rolling Action Plans that work towards achieving the long-term vision for the workforces that intersect with family violence, as outlined in Building from Strength: 10-Year Industry Plan for Family Violence Prevention and Response. Developed with sector leaders, practitioners and victim survivors, the plan…

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Victoria’s First Specialist Family Violence Court Opens

The first Specialist Family Violence Court in Victoria has officially opened in Shepparton. The Court aims to provide more support to victim survivors and promote perpetrator accountability with separate entrances and exits, registry counters, safe waiting areas and a large team of specially trained magistrates, operational staff, family violence practitioners, partner agencies and other court-based services…

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Get Involved in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 Nov – 10 Dec)

The 16 Days of Activism is a global campaign to end gender-based violence against women and girls. The annual campaign encourages individuals and organisations to speak out, challenge attitudes that allow violence in our society and spread awareness about the impact of gender-based violence. WHIN has developed a 16 Days of Activism tool kit for…

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