Government Announces New Refuge Sites

In yet another positive outcome from the Royal Commission into Family Violence the Victorian government has announced it’s commitment to development of new and existing facilities to shelter women and children seeking shelter as a result of family violence. For more information go to New Refuges for Women & Children

Continue Reading

Homelessness and Housing Reform Launch Sites

In response to the increasing demand on housing and homelessness services, the Department of Health and Human Services is developing a new way to work with people experiencing housing issues. The new framework will be launched across three sites in Victoria. For more information, read the Launch-site-framework document or got to DHHS Funded Agency Channel . […]

Continue Reading

Family Violence and Tenancy Training

Using the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (RTA) in conjunction with the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (FVPA), the training will examine how to provide support and protection for tenants that may have tenancy issues or be at risk of homelessness, due to family violence. This free training provided by the Tenant’s Union of Victoria will […]

Continue Reading