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”
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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”
Formal opening of the new playground
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
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”
The DVAC Womens and Children’s Centre
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”
Submissions extended, Women’s Safety & Justice Taskforce
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.
We are proud to launch our new website! If you have any comments or suggestions please contact us. We’d love to hear from you.
Consent and Young People – Video Launch
Please join us to talk about Consent and Young People Q&A panel with young people, parents and professionals Launch of an information video developed by young people, professionals and community members Places are limited please RSVP to Domestic Violence Action Centre: firstname.lastname@example.org, phone: 07 4566 2630 or contact us for more information. View the videoContinue reading “Consent and Young People – Video Launch”