Sharing our vision It was an honour to share our vision at the STOP Domestic Violence Conference in Hobart on Wednesday alongside the wonderful Estelle F. and Beck O’Connor. Together, Queensland Police Service, DVConnect, Domestic Violence Action Centre, Microsoft and Griffith University are collaborating to contribute to improve data sharing between agencies and advance aContinue reading “DFV Perpetrator Visibility Project”
Achievements celebrated at AGM At the 2023 Annual General Meeting, DVAC celebrated the achievements of the wonderful team, the support from all of our community partners and the dedication and commitment of our Board members. To view the full 2022–23 Annual Report click here. Thank you to all who have made these achievements possible.
Amie Carrington, CEO presented as Finalist Domestic Violence Action Centre CEO Amie Carrington was presented as a Finalist in the prestigious Bendigo Bank Community Group of the Year Award by Jason Luckhardt, Chair, Community Bank Logan, Bendigo Bank during the 2023 Queensland Australian Community Achievement Awards Gala Presentation Dinner on Friday 17th November 2023 atContinue reading “Community Achievement Awards Finalist”
Domestic and Family Violence Remembrance & Candle Lighting Ceremony Greater Springfield and surrounds Please join us for this annual community event to raise awareness and to remember those who have lost their lives through domestic and family violence. Candles will be distributed at the event. Proudly supported by: Domestic Violence Action Centre (DVAC) Charis Mullen MP,Continue reading “Remembrance Day: Springfield 4 May”
The Swich Speaks Out Domestic & Family Violence Summit 2023 03–05 MAY 2023 Panels + Presentations + Workshops+ World Café + Action Planning The Ipswich community, government agencies and the service sector come together to share evidence-based practice and inspiration for responding to domestic and family violence in our community. Come to learn, develop yourContinue reading “The Swich Speaks Out 2023”
From graduate worker to DFV specialist DVAC is celebrating the success of the new graduate positions at DVAC. We are excited about how it’s creating new career development opportunities for people finishing their university studies. It’s a rewarding career, where you can use your passion and hone your skills in a supportive environment. “Coming intoContinue reading “From graduate worker to DFV specialist”
Formal opening of the new playground On 6 December we formally opened the playground at our Women & Children’s Centre. Many thanks to The Rotary Club of Ipswich and Ipswich City Council for your generous support in making it possible. The playground is proving to be popular for younger and older alike.
DVAC in the media An offensive joke about domestic violence has been pulled from a regional Queensland news website and the publisher has issued an unreserved apology. Setting what’s normal Ms Carrington said the incident was an important reminder that domestic violence was a serious issue. “It’s really important that our media understand that whatContinue reading “DVAC in the media”
Announcing: the new DVAC Womens and Children’s Centre is now open We are super excited to be seeing clients in our new space. We have on site parking, and we are located near public transport. Our Centre has been designed to be child-friendly and to provide more spaces for appointments. Once finished, we look forwardContinue reading “The DVAC Womens and Children’s Centre”
Have your say on Queensland legislating against coercive control, the creation of a standalone domestic violence offence and more. Join DVAC in making a submission to the Women’s Safety & Justice Taskforce before July 16, 2021.