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safety of victim survivors in Melbourne's
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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.

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Travel Passes for Vulnerable Students Available

The Victorian Government is providing 30-day Travel Passes free of charge to eligible Victorian school students, such as those experiencing homelessness or escaping family violence.

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Participate in Victoria Police Survey to Highlight Gendered Harm

Participate in the annual Victoria Police Community survey, which seeks to hear from communities about where they feel police need to focus efforts. Highlighting the issues relating to gendered harm and family violence is important in this general survey, where other issues may dominate.

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New Family Violence Crisis Response Model

A new Family Violence Crisis Response Model is being implemented in Victoria. The model aims to improve the way the family violence service system works together to support victim survivors in crisis, and to ensure that victim survivors are supported through coordinated responses which are consistent, clearly communicated, and jointly managed by the services involved.

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New Bilingual Family Violence System Connectors

The new Multi-Service Coordinated Family Violence Response Project will target women and children from South Asian community in the City of Whittlesea by out posting Bilingual Family Violence System Connectors at key locations.

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Provide Feedback about the Serious-risk Program Model for Adults Using Family Violence

Family Safety Victoria is inviting feedback regarding plans for a new program being undertaken around perpetrator accountability. The Victorian Government has provided $3.234 million for a two-year (2023-2024) program to target and evaluate intensive interventions for high-risk and high-harm perpetrators.

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New MARAM e-learn Packages Available

New MARAM training modules are available for Department of Families Fairness and Housing, Department of Health workforces and sector funded organisations.

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