Federal Budget Analysis
Within the federal budget 2023-24, a further $326.7 million will be funded across four years (with $19.4 million per year ongoing) to deliver women’s safety initiatives under the National Plan.
Workforce Pulse Survey Results
The Family Violence and Sexual Assault Workforce Pulse Survey (WP Survey) was conducted by Family Safety Victoria between September and October 2022.
Contribute to Evaluation of the LGBTIQA+ Family Violence Reform Initiatives
FSV invite participation in the evaluation of the LGBTIQA+ Family Violence Reform Initiatives.
Participate in MARAM Consultation
Participate in a project that seeks to understand what works in ensuring workplace policy and practice align with Victoria’s MARAM framework.
Respond to Family Violence in Muslim Communities Training
The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights offers face-to-face and online training workshops to organisations. AMWCHR are now offering paid training and consultation to increase sector capacity to recognise and respond to the needs of Muslim women, children and families.
Funding for Women with Disabilities Victoria
Workers in the family violence prevention and disability sectors will be better equipped with the skills to prevent violence against women with disabilities thanks to a funding boost to Women with Disabilities Victoria.
Baby Makes 3 Program Receives Further Funding
Building on the work of program lead healthAbility, the Baby Makes 3 program has received $1.2 million from the state government. Baby Makes 3 works to build equal and respectful relationships for families who are becoming parents for the first time.
Escaping Violence Program Financial Support – Agency Fast Track Application
The Escaping Violence Program (EVP) has recently introduced an agency fast-track application process that aims to streamline and expedite the financial support clients can receive.
Easing of Evidence Requirements: Temporary Protection Visa
The Federal government has announced changes to ‘non-judicial’ evidence requirements for temporary visa holders, who seek assistance as victim-survivors of family and domestic violence.
Join the Are You Safe at Home? Day Campaign
Family violence is a workplace issue. You can play a crucial role in identifying abuse and supporting the people you know and care about to be safe. This 10 May, start the conversation with a colleague. Most people experiencing family violence will reach out to a colleague, friend or family member at some point.