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Family Violence Sector News

FSV Seeks Input into MARAM Practice Guidance for Children and Young People

Family Safety Victoria (FSV) have commenced the development of MARAM practice guidance for: Direct risk and wellbeing assessment of children and young people victim survivorsIdentifying and responding...

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Applications Invited for the Aboriginal Community Initiatives Fund

The Victorian Government, through Family Safety Victoria (FSV) is providing $2.2 million for the Aboriginal Community Initiatives Fund (CIF) in 2022-23, to implement community led projects that educate,...

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Thorne Harbour Health Launches Online MBCP

Clear Space is the first fully online Men’s Behaviour Change group in Australia for gay, bi, trans and queer men who are looking to change their use of violence in their relationships. A partnership...

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Good Samaritan Inn Gains Transitional Housing Funding

Along with Berry Street and McAuley, Good Samaritan Inn have been successful in gaining funding through the state budget to provide additional housing and support responses utilising suitable agency owned infrastructure.

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Breaking Down the 2022 Victorian Budget

The Victorian Government handed down the 2022-23 budget on 3 May 2022 focused on a COVID-19 pandemic repair plan and a continued focus on family violence.

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Early Identification of Family Violence within Universal Services Report

The third of seven topic-based reports by the Family Violence Implementation Monitor examines the early identification of family violence within universal services.

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Complete COVID-19 & Family Violence Sector Survey

Practitioners responding to people who experienced or used family violence during the COVID-19 are invited to participate in this survey.

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Contribute to Policing & Family Violence Survey

The Policing Family Violence; Changing the Story Project is seeking input from family violence workers, community lawyers, and other workers with observations of family violence policing to provide reflections from their family violence support work and practice.

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Launch of Advocacy Alliance

The Australian Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Recovery Alliance is a newly formed community-based coalition of domestic, family and sexual violence recovery services and survivor advocates from across Australia.

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Concerns about Impact of Rental Crisis

The annual Rental Affordability Snapshot, released by Anglicare Australia, surveyed 45,992 rental listings across Australia and provides the evidence base for the dire situation of private rental affordability.

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