Your voice against violence

We shape a world where victim-survivors can live fulfilled lives, free from fear and violence.

Domestic Violence Victoria is the peak body for specialist family violence services supporting victim-survivors.

 

COVID-19 and Family Violence

General information about COVID-19 and family violence

COVID-19 information for victim-survivors of family violence

COVID-19 information for family and friends

 

Merger Announcement

Domestic Violence Victoria and the Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria will merge in 2020-2021 to create a new entity. More information available here.

 

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All things being equal, there would be no violence against women

About family violence
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Campigns & Projects

Strengthening Family Violence Regional Integration

This initiative is designed to increase evidence-informed decision making by the 14 FVRIC across Victoria, leading to more coordinated responses to family violence.

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Reports & Submissions

Annual Report 2018-19

2018/19 was a year of big change for DV Vic. We said farewell to our long-term CEO Fiona McCormack who had led the family violence peak for fourteen years. During Fiona’s tenure, we saw family violence move from a marginal political issue to being one of the leading social policy and law reform issues in Victoria. We were very fortunate to have Sandie de Wolf on board as interim CEO…

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In the news

Record family violence offences and COVID fines drive crime rate surge

Domestic Violence Victoria chief executive Tania Farha said the rise in cases came after Victoria Police had tried to break down the barriers for victims to seek help following the Royal Commission into Family Violence. “We are anticipating a surge in demand for specialist family violence support when restrictions end and as Victoria begins down the road to recovery from the pandemic,” she said. She said the surge was expected…

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