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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.   

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Change takes time: Safe and Equal calls for a continued focus on family violence in their 2022 Victorian Election Platform

Safe and Equal, Victoria’s peak body representing specialist family violence services, is calling on all parties to commit to five key priorities ahead of the 2022 Victorian election.

Supporting communities to help end family violence: Safe and Equal launches ‘Are You Safe at Home?’ videos

Safe and Equal have launched four new animations for our ‘Are You Safe at Home?’ initiative, to support family, friends and colleagues of people who are experiencing family violence.

Safe and Equal responds to proposed consent legislation reforms

Safe and Equal welcomes the recently proposed reforms to consent legislation in Victoria – an incredible step forward in upholding the rights of victims of sexual violence.

Safe and equal
in the news

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Positive role models can stop the cycle of gender-based violence

SBS – 23 August 2022

The war on 'intimate terrorism' heats up with national talks on coercive control

The Age – 12 August 2022

Family violence, homelessness and pregnancy: Keeping the perpetrator in view

Parity Magazine – July 2022


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