New Refuges Being Built

A family violence refuge under construction in Morwell is one of 17 being redeveloped across the state to provide privacy and safe homes for women and their children. The Andrews Labor Government has invested more than $70 million to upgrade refuges and build two new Aboriginal family violence refuges, following recommendations from the Royal Commission…

Gender and Disaster Pod Wins Award

The Gender and Disaster Pod (GAD Pod) has won the 2019 Victorian Resilient Australia Community Award for its long-term disaster resilience report. The GAD Pod examines the role of gender in survivor responses to natural disaster and embeds these insights into emergency management practice. The GAD Pod is a partnership between WHIN, Women’s Health Goulburn North…

Research into Women’s Experiences as Respondents to Intervention Orders

Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre is conducting research into women’s experiences as being listed as a respondent to a family violence intervention order or application in Victoria. Women who have been in this position are invited to participate in an anonymous survey. Questions asked will relate to interactions with police, the court system,…