Participate in Women with Disability eSafety Research

The eSafety Commissioner has engaged Queensland University of Technology to conduct research on technology-facilitated abuse involving women with intellectual or cognitive disability in the context of domestic and family violence. This research is being supported by QUT partners: the Women’s, Services Network, WWILD – Sexual Violence Prevention Association Inc. and South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault and…

Fast Track Intensive Leadership Program

DV Vic/ DVRCV have announced that applications are now open for Fast Track, a 10-week intensive leadership program for emerging leaders working to prevent and respond to family violence and violence against women. Tailored for specialist family violence and primary prevention practitioners, Fast Track builds knowledge in feminist leadership, advocacy, policy, staff and organisation development, creating…

Further Funding – Disability Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative

Safe Steps has been funded to continue the Disability Family Violence Crisis Response Initiative. This initiative provides brokerage funding for women and children in family violence crisis who have disability support and equipment costs. Service providers and professionals can contact Safe Steps Specialist Family Violence Disability Liaison Officers for secondary consultations and information regarding the Family…

Funding for Pre-Court Legal Advice

The state government is funding an additional $23.1 million to provide greater flexibility in court and justice processes and improve the safety of family violence victims. Following a successful pilot at the Frankston Magistrates’ Court, the state government is providing an additional $23.1 million to expand the specialist family violence legal services model, which focuses…