Family Violence

May 5

Prevent family violence VCOSS welcomes $81.3 million funding in the 2015-16 Victorian State Budget that delivers on a range of


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Apr 30

Family violence is deeply traumatic for the people and families involved, and has consequences for the justice, health, housing, education


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Apr 22

Finding ways to connect people with the information and services that can support them can be a challenge. VCOSS member,


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Apr 7

City of Whittlesea leads the way with its Safe in Our Homes, Safe in Our Communities Family Violence and Gender


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Mar 17

With a shocking increase in the number Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in out-of-home care in Victoria, VCOSS supports


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Mar 10

Forty years since women earned the right to equal pay for equal work, it is a poor reflection on Australia


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Feb 23

The commencement of the Royal Commission and the increased support for organisations to be able to cope with increased demand


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Nov 27

Family violence is a major problem in Victoria. Violence against women by their current or former partners is the biggest


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Nov 25

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, also known as White Ribbon Day, VCOSS highlights a


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Nov 19

Dr Chris Atmore, Senior Policy Advisor at the Federation of Community Legal Centres attended the inquest into the death of


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In today’s post, Kate Hauser from Women’s Health West, the women’s health service for the western metropolitan region of Melbourne,


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Nov 18

Guest post by Loren Days from CUAC explores the policies and practices of utility providers and the legal and operational


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Jun 16

Half of all women seeking homelessness services are fleeing family violence. With the Victorian Government announcing another $30 million to


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Jun 13

One of the key themes explored at the 2014 VCOSS Summit was the prevalence of violence against women and children


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