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 2019-20

The past 12 months at Domestic Violence Victoria have been a time of enormous change intended to deliver long term benefits to our members, the sector, the system and ultimately, victim-survivors. At a Special General Meeting in March, our members voted overwhelmingly in favour of a merger between DV Vic and Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV). This was the culmination of an in-depth merger exploration process and due diligence…

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Family sexual abuse rates are soaring during the pandemic, damning new figures show

Domestic Violence Victoria told the inquiry that “opportunities for perpetrators to isolate, monitor and control victim-survivors have exponentially increased’’ as a result of lockdowns. “At the same time, many protective factors, such as contact with family and friends and the ability to leave the home and family violence to go to work, school or access child care, have all but vanished,’’ it stated. “The closure of businesses and loss of…

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