Your voice against violence

We shape a world where women and children can live fulfilled lives, free from fear and violence.

Domestic Violence Victoria is the peak body for specialist family violence services for women and children.

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

About family violence

Advocating for change

Campigns & Projects

The Hope Project

Five women with different backgrounds talk about the impact of family violence and how they built lives free from violence.

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Reports & Submissions

Annual Report 2016-17

2016 -2017 has been a year full of energy, focused on the implementation of the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Victorian Government’s commitment to deliver all 227 recommendations is to be commended and we are maximising this once-in-a generation opportunity to advise and assist in rewriting the family violence system. View Annual Report 2016-17

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In the news

Family violence is not a loss of self-control

Former footballer Shannon Grant was convicted of assaulting his girlfriend on three occasions last year. In an appeal at the County Court, his prison sentence was overturned for a community corrections order. The judge said alcohol gave rise to his behaviour and that he had lost his self-control. DV Vic CEO and Our Watch CEO Patty Kinnersly commented on the importance of understanding the drivers of violence against women and…

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