News and
sector updates

down arrow

A new peak body for the family violence sector

Combining over thirty years of experience in advocacy and innovation for change in the family violence sector, DV Vic and DVRCV are proud to unite as Safe and Equal, the peak body for specialist family violence services supporting victim survivors in Victoria.   

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that the following video may contain images of people who have died.


  • All
  • News
  • News featured
  • Opinion
  • Sector spotlight


down arrow

Preventing violence against women top of the agenda for the 16 Days of Activism in Victoria

The 16 Days of Activism is a platform to call for change, and to remind us all that preventing violence starts with changing the culture that allows it to happen.

Safe and Equal’s response to the Federal Budget October 2022

Safe and Equal welcomes the Albanese government’s first budget and acknowledges the tough financial circumstances in which it is being delivered.

Safe and Equal responds to the National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032

Safe and Equal welcomes the launch of the second National Plan to End Violence against Women and Children, and its significant aim to end violence within one generation.

Safe and equal
in the news

down arrow

Kylie met Emily when they were new mums. She wasn't expecting her friend would save her life

ABC News – 31 December 2022

How to help a loved one if you suspect they are suffering family violence

The Age – 29 December 2022

Why holiday periods see a spike in domestic violence

ABC News Radio – 29 December 2022


With the Safe and Equal monthly bulletin