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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Brave Rosie celebrates son stolen from her

Domestic Violence Victoria chief Tania Farha says that while the number of survivors seeking help had spiked since the lockdown restrictions were introduced, services were available for those who need assistance. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, specialist family violence services have seen an increase in first-time reports, the violence has been more severe,” she says. “People who choose to use violence are finding ways to use the pandemic to justify abusive…

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