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…

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…

Early Resolution Service at Broadmeadow’s Magistrate’s Court

Northern Community Legal Centre (NCLC) has recently commenced a family violence Early Resolution Service at Broadmeadows Magistrate’s Court. This service is designed to address the backlog of family violence cases that have arisen due to COVID-19 and streamline the process for family violence applicants and respondents. By ensuring that cases are referred early to legal…