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Family Violence Sector News

EOIs Sought for Housing and Support Pilot

FSV are seeking expressions of interest from organisations with expertise in providing housing and/or family violence services to victim survivors of family violence to deliver an 18-month pilot to meet the medium-term housing and support needs of victim survivors.

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The Orange Door NEMA Opens Epping Access Point

The Orange Door (TOD) North East Melbourne Area has officially opened its Epping Access Point. TOD Epping is hosted by DPV Health.

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Family Violence and Disability Practice Leader Initiative – Secondary Consultations

The Family Violence and Disability Practice Leader at Berry Street has been employed as part of the Family Violence and Disability Practice Leader Initiative.

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Remote Court Hearing Support Service Assists AFMs

Affected Family Members (AFMs) now have the option to attend Magistrates’ Court hearings without going to a court building.

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Safe Housing for LGBTIQ+ Communities Initiative

The Victorian State Government has funded a new Pride in Place consortium to assist LGBTIQ+ people to navigate the specialist homelessness and housing system,

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Family Violence and Sexual Assault Workforce Survey Extended

Family Safety Victoria would like to hear from the family violence and sexual assault workforce to better understand workforce needs.

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Projects for Family Violence Research Funded

The Victorian Government has announced 13 successful projects funded under the first phase of the Family Violence Research Program 2021-2024.

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Complete MARAM Sector Capacity Building Project Survey

Homelessness sector workers are invited to complete a survey about their use of the MARAM and Information Sharing Schemes.

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Proposed Consent Legislation Welcomed

Safe and Equal have welcomed the recently proposed reforms to consent legislation in Victoria.

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Watch MARAM Adults Using Violence Practice Guide Webinars

Developed by No to Violence, the "What Now" webinars will help workforces familiarise themselves with the MARAM Practice Guides for working with adults using violence. 

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