New laws to tackle DFSV in Queensland

New laws to tackle domestic, family and sexual violence in Queensland The Miles Government has passed landmark reforms that will drive change in the way frontline services and courts respond to domestic, family and sexual violence. New laws passed in the Queensland Parliament will criminalise coercive control, strengthen consent laws and improve the experience ofContinue reading “New laws to tackle DFSV in Queensland”

DFV Perpetrator Visibility Project

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

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.

Community Achievement Awards Finalist

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”

Remembrance Day: Springfield 4 May

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 2023

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

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”

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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).

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