2019-2020 Workforce Census Results Published

A total of 5,021 responses were received for the second Workforce Census, which covered three workforces: specialist family violence response; broader workforces that intersect with family violence; and primary prevention of family violence. Results covered a range of topics: role requirements, supervision, employment conditions, training and confidence, health and wellbeing, and career and future intentions.…

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Support for those Experiencing Financial Abuse

The Financial Independence Hub (FIH) is a free, confidential, personalised service supporting people impacted by financial abuse as a result of family violence to build their financial independence and achieve their goals through financial coaching, support and referrals into external partners and other services. Service provision differs considerably from financial counselling. The service is not…

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New Support Service Announced For LGBTIQ+ Community

The Victorian Government has announced a new state-wide counselling service called Qspace. Qspace, leveraging from Queerspace at Drummond Street will provide specialist family counselling, assistance, online resources and information for LGBTIQ+ Victorians and their families. The government acknowledged that LGBTIQ+ Victorians are a diverse community and they continue to face stigma and discrimination. As a…

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Join Everybody’s Home Campaign

The new ‘Nowhere To Go’ Equity Economics report found that family violence is the leading cause of women’s homelessness.  The report commissioned by Everybody’s Home estimates that the lack of long-term social housing is leading to 7,690 women a year returning to violent partners and 9,120 women a year becoming homeless. During Homelessness Week 1-7 August, Everybody’s Home…

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