Christmas 2022: “Thank you”

Christmas 2022 donations: “Thank you” These holidays, the Domestic Violence Action Centre asked the community to give a gift with meaning by making a donation to DVAC in lieu of Christmas gifts. Donations and sponsorship provide women escaping violence with necessities such as meals, clothing, tech, medicine and taxi vouchers, or a night of emergencyContinue reading “Christmas 2022: “Thank you””

Practice Forum November

Common Risk and Safety Framework – Using the Level 2 Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Tool What to expect: This Practice Forum will guide professionals in government and non-government support services to use the Level 2 Risk Assessment and Safety Planning Tool component of the Common Risk and Safety Framework (CRASF). The tools provide resourcesContinue reading “Practice Forum November”

Practice Forum – May

DVAC Practice Forum Guiding Principles of Gendered Violence and Foundations of DFV Date: Tuesday 24 May Time: 8:45am for 9am start – 12:30pm Venue: Brothers Leagues Club, 20 Wildey St, Raceview Cost: $30 paid workers $10 students RSVP: Tues 10th May Join us at this Practice Forum to learn about the drivers of gendered violence. International and nationalContinue reading “Practice Forum – May”

Practice Forum: April

Guiding Principles of Gendered Violence and Foundations of DFV Join us at this Practice Forum to learn about the drivers of gendered violence. International and national research consistently finds that gendered violence is driven by gender inequality. Once we have a better understanding of the causes of gendered violence, we can work together to prevent it.Continue reading “Practice Forum: April”

Remembrance Day Ceremony 2022

Domestic Violence Remembrance Ceremony May is recognised as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic and Family Violence is a growing issue in our community with many women and families impacted by its devastating effects. Remembrance ceremonies are held every year by Domestic Violence services across the country to remember those people who have been killed inContinue reading “Remembrance Day Ceremony 2022”

Practice Development Workshops

DVAC Practice Development Workshops DVAC has been developing online Workshops to assist professionals who support individuals who may be experiencing Domestic Family Violence (DFV). The aim of these Workshops are to provide foundational knowledge regarding DFV and to assist building practical skills to support the safety of clients you are working with. There are threeContinue reading “Practice Development Workshops”

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Are you worried someone will find out you visited this website?

Our website has a quick exit button near the bottom right-hand corner of the page. This button will close the DVAC website and open ABC News and the Google homepage. The button may be helpful if you are worried that you are being monitored and you are concerned that someone is about to see you looking at the DVAC site.

You may also want to delete your browser history. This means that the history of the websites you have visited will not be able to be seen. For information on deleting your internet history click here.

If someone is monitoring your online activity using spyware or monitoring devices, they may still be able to see that you have visited this website.

To discuss your online safety, speak with your DVAC support worker or call DVConnect 1800 811 811 (24-hour telephone advice line) or 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732) (24-hour telephone counselling line).

For more information on your digital safety see:

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