One thousand new public housing properties will be built to help get more Victorians off the streets and into a home of their own, so they can turn their lives around. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 includes $209 million for public housing, delivering on our promise to build 1,000 new homes over the next three years. The new […]
One woman is killed, and countless others injured, every week, from family violence. Beloved companion animals, too, are also at risk of cruelty, or worse, at the hands of domestic violence perpetrators. Some women remain in violent relationships because they are unable to take their animals with them if they flee, and fear what will happen […]
A great story from the ABC news website about a program to support people to maintain ongoing housing.
A range of community service organisations are now authorised under the Family Violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment and Management Framework (‘MARAM’), the Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme and the Child Information Sharing Scheme. This is an important change for our sector, to facilitate better information sharing and more coordinated support and effective services to improve the […]
As part of ongoing improvements to the collection, State and Territory jurisdictions agreed to a number of changes that will apply from 1 July 2019. New data items – NDIS indicator – Main language other than English spoken at home – Proficiency in spoken English Changes to existing data items – Addition of ‘Other’ as […]
The Centre for Non-Violence currently have three positions available- Children’s Resource Program Coordinator Pets Accommodation & Treatment Support Project Worker Principal Strategic Advisor Just click the role title to see the relevant position description.
If you are working with people that have no fixed address, they must be enrolled to vote as having ‘no fixed address’ to avoid getting a fine. The No Fixed Address enrolment form can be downloaded, printed and either posted, faxed or scanned and lodged online. For detailed information about enrolments and voting with no […]
Are you unsure about what policies the major political parties are offering in regards to issues that are important to you? There are a couple of quick ways you can find out. The Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) have developed this handy policy tracking tool that measures all of the policy issues ACOSS have […]
DHHS have begun releasing reports for each Local Area Service Network (LASN) that are compiled from SHIP data. Each release has seen some improvement in the way data is presented and organised and the Council to Homeless Persons (CHP) have have composed a helpful guide to their use. The LASN areas are now divided into […]
Series four of ‘You Can’t Ask That’ is screening on the ABC and this time around they’re asking people about domestic violence. You can watch on it ABC Iview