The ‘Free from Violence’ First Action Plan, forming part of the Prevention of Violence Against Women national initiative has been released and includes Community Partnership Grants open in March for community groups to trial and evaluate new approaches to violence prevention.
Practitioners are being asked to have their say and provide much-needed data about current attitudes and information sharing practices. As part of its commitment to ensuring the information sharing scheme is benefitting the safety of victim survivors, Family Safety Victoria has engaged Monash University to complete a two-year independent review of the scheme. The university’s Gender […]
The scheme will be available to victim survivors who unfairly incur fines as the result of a perpetrator using their vehicle. It will also be available to victim survivors who incur fines as a result of their own offending that was substantially contributed to by their experience of family violence – such as fleeing unsafe […]
What is the National Domestic Violence Order Scheme (NDVOS)? The National Domestic Violence Order Scheme (NDVOS) allows a Family Violence Intervention Order (which will be referred to as a Domestic Violence Order (DVO) under this scheme) made in one state or territory to be recognised and enforced across Australia. This includes both interim and final […]
Designed for support workers and advocates who assist people affected by family violence the kit will help people in rental housing to know their rights, have a secure home and limit any financial loss. Family Violence Protection Tenancy Kit