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1 April 2021

Focus on perpetrators in report from Federal Inquiry into Family, Domestic and Sexual Violence welcomed by No to Violence and Men’s Referral Service

No to Violence welcomes today’s tabling of the Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs report from the ‘Inquiry into family, domestic and sexual violence’ and is committed to working with the Australian Government to hold perpetrators to account for their use of violence.

15 March 2021

Joint Statement by DV Vic/DVRCV and No to Violence regarding movement against sexual violence

The peak bodies for Victorian specialist family violence services have today issued a joint statement in support of people across Australia sharing their experiences of sexual violence and seeking stronger institutional responses across all parts of our community.

31 December 2020

Safe Silly Season – New Year’s Eve is the most dangerous night of the year for some in Australia

National domestic and family violence organisations, No to Violence, White Ribbon Australia, Our Watch, Voice of Change and 1800RESPECT, have come together to raise awareness of what Australian’s face during New Year’s Eve and to highlight things we can do to keep our friends, family and community safe.

11 December 2020

Safe Silly season – Victoria Police and family violence organisations ask Victorians to keep each other safe during the festive season.

No to Violence, Respect Victoria and Victoria Police have come together to raise awareness of how dangerous this time can be and encourage all Victorians to have a Safe Silly Season.

24 November 2020

No to Violence statement on Victorian Government Budget 2020-21

No to Violence welcomes the release of the Victorian Government’s 2020-21 Budget.

20 October 2020

‘Play our part’ – Family domestic violence services and supporters to encourage Australians to play their part against violence during Grand Final Weekend

No to Violence, White Ribbon Australia, 1800RESPECT, Our Watch and Respect Victoria have come together with a range of high-profile advocates to encourage all Australians to ‘Play our Part’ in reducing and ultimately preventing family and domestic violence across our communities.

13 October 2020

Coercive control legislation requires careful consideration if we want it to make a difference to victims’ experience, says No to Violence.

No to Violence welcomes the approach of the New South Wales Attorney General and Minister for Prevention of Domestic Violence, Hon Mark Speakman, in launching a discussion paper and consulting on coercive control criminalisation.

9 October 2020

No to Violence launches family and domestic violence resources for Australian workplaces

No to Violence has joined forces with Commonwealth Bank and Norton Rose Fulbright to assist Australian workplaces identify and prevent domestic and family violence.

24 September 2020

Increase in family incidents shows desperate need for perpetrators to reach out for support, says No to Violence

No to Violence expresses a concern for the increase in family incidents in Victoria which has hit a record high, as Victorian Crime Statistic Agency reports an increase of 6.7% to 88,214 incidents.

17 August 2020

No to Violence welcomes much needed funding to work with perpetrators of family violence and to keep victims safe

No to Violence welcomes today’s announcement from the Victorian Government of $20.41 million funding for services that work with directly with perpetrators of family violence. No to Violence is the operator of the Men’s Referral Service which has seen an 11 per cent increase in call volumes in the last four weeks.

29 July 2020

Employees who use Domestic and Family Violence: A workplace response

No to Violence, in collaboration with Our Watch, Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia, Australia’s CEO Challenge, and UNSW Gendered Violence Research Network, officially launched Employees who use Domestic and Family Violence – A workplace response.

6 July 2020

Long waitlists for Men’s Behaviour Change Programs, survey shows

Men who use family violence are waiting up to 40 weeks to enter programs aimed at changing violence and abusive behaviour, according to a recent survey of providers of Men’s Behaviour Change Programs.

24 June 2020

No to Violence welcomes White Ribbon Australia’s relaunch

No to Violence congratulates White Ribbon Australia on their re-launch and the appointment for new Executive Director, Brad Chilcott. White Ribbon Australia has relaunched with a renewed focus on community and committing its resources, advocacy, and activities to bring meaningful change in the elimination of gendered violence in Australia.

27 May 2020

No to Violence welcomes today’s tabling of the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office (VAGO) report on the management of Support and Safety Hubs and is committed to working with the Victorian Government to further refine the future implementation of the Orange Doors to keep women and children safe.

26 May 2020

No To Violence has welcomed the NSW Government’s $21 million announcement to boost the family violence sector. This includes $3 million for organisations that work with men who use violence.

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