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Northern Integrated Family
Violence Services Partnership
For professionals supporting the
safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
northern metropolitan region

In focus

Graduate Program Refunded

Family Safety Victoria have refunded the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Graduate Program for 2023. In the NMR, Kids First has been successful in gaining this funding and is currently recruiting for new graduates.

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More Resources to Address Adolescent Family Violence

The Victorian Government is expanding the Adolescent Family Violence in the Home program. Six organisations will share in more than $17 million to deliver early in intervention responses for adolescents who use violence.

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Apply for Fast Track Intensive Leadership Program

Specialist family violence managers, senior workers and experienced practitioners in the specialist family violence sector who are looking to move into a leadership role are invited to apply for the Fast Track Leadership program to build their leadership and management capability.

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Family Violence Group Work Calendar Term 4 Available

The Family Violence Group Work Calendar for Term 4 2022 is now available. The calendar includes a range of therapeutic groups for victim survivors, early intervention parenting groups and perpetrator behaviour change programs.

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Advocate for Further Investment in Family Violence this Election

Safe and Equal has launched its Victorian Election Platform in the lead up to the Victorian 2022 State Election.

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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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T-shirts with messages about family violence

Get Ready for the Week Without Violence: 17-23 October

Start planning your Week Without Violence (WWV) event. Since 1999, the northern metropolitan region has marked the WWV, primarily through the Clothesline Project, where every year hundreds of people across the region paint T-shirts.

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Updated Family Violence Posters Now Available

The NIFVS Family Violence posters have been redesigned to include an inclusive design and updated to connect to relevant services. They inform community members, adult victim survivors and adults using family violence about support services that are available in the NMR.

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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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Welcome New Sessional Trainer

Welcome to our new Session Trainer, Kelly Finch who joins the NIFVS Training team to deliver the Resisting Collusion with Male Perpetrators training.

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