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We know that many people experiencing family violence will reach out to family and friends first. How you respond can make a real difference on someone’s journey to safety.

We can all keep an eye out for the signs of family violence, speak up, and offer support. With the right approach, your support can make a real difference. Learn how to ask “are you safe at home?” by watching our new video series.


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Funding the Frontline to respond to domestic, family and sexual violence

Every person experiencing domestic, family or sexual violence should be able to access the specialist support they need, when they need it – no matter where they live.  

Safe and Equal's response to the Victorian Government's Women's Safety Package

Since the release of the Victorian Government’s 2024-25 budget earlier this month, we have been eagerly awaiting further announcements to comprehensively address family and gender-based violence in our state. 

'Ask. Listen. Believe’ to help end family violence on Are You Safe At Home? Day

Family violence is a national emergency – and we all have a role to play in ending it. This is the goal of Are You Safe At Home? Day 2024, held on 10 May each year. 

Safe and equal
in the news

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Two women in Australia diagnosed with CTE after suffering decades of domestic violence, dozens of head injuries between them

ABC News – 8 July 2024

Round table aims to tackle underfunding of family violence frontline services

Radio National Breakfast – 3 July 2024

Years-long delays holding up vital advice that could help prevent family violence

The Age – 30 June 2024


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