Victoria Police Updated Family Violence Reports (L17s)

Victoria Police have developed a new family violence response model which includes: family violence investigation units; police case prioritisation and response model;  a mandatory force-wide multi-modal training program; and a new evidence-based family violence risk assessment and risk management tool – Family Violence Report (L17). The new L17 includes questions for and about children; scoring…

MARAM Training for Specialist Family Violence Practitioners and Organisational Leaders now Available

Registrations for MARAM Leading Alignment and Comprehensive Renewing Practice are now open via https://training.dvrcv.org.au/. The MARAM Leading Alignment Module is suitable for organisational leaders, CEO’s, Directors or senior managers across all organisations/ agencies prescribed under the MARAM. The training is pitched at a senior level to those who have decision making responsibilities leading the embedding…

Northern Metropolitan Representatives Feature at Family Safety Victoria’s Leadership Forum

Representatives from the northern region featured at Family Safety Victoria’s Leadership Forum ‘Building from Strength’ on 20 March 2019. Jade Blakkarly (WISHIN) presented a key note speech. In addition two representatives from the northern region were filmed as part of the forum. Chris McInnes (Uniting Kildonan) was filmed discussing how intersectionality and taking an integrated approach is…

Participants Sought for National Study on Gambling and Family Violence

CQUniversity is seeking participants for a national study examining the relationship between gambling and family violence against women. The study aims to improve family violence support and gambling help services for women by documenting their views and experiences and those of relevant service providers.​​​​​​​​​The project is a partnership between CQUniversity, the Queensland Centre for Domestic…

Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

This national Royal Commission will focus on what governments, institutions and the community should do to prevent, and respond to, violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. Feedback into the draft Terms of Reference closed on 28 March 2019. The Federal Government will seek the Governor General’s approval to establish a Royal Commission…