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Shave for the Brave to raise critical funds for Domestic Violence Crisis Service

Social distancing has made fundraising opportunities harder to come by, and the non-government, not-for-profit service has had to completely change its approach.

Banks step up fight against technology-facilitated abuse

As the methods of technology-facilitated abuse continue to evolve, corporations like Commonwealth Bank and just recently Westpac are stepping up and playing a role in the fight against coercive control and domestic...

Lifeline Canberra anticipates crisis support line Christmas surge

Lifeline Canberra is anticipating an additional spike in demand on their crisis support line during the Christmas/New Year period.

ACT Policing: Don’t delay seeking help from domestic violence these holidays

With neighbouring coronavirus hotspots now raising the possibility of more isolation for Canberrans this Christmas, ACT Policing is urging the community not to delay seeking help with domestic and family violence services. In...

Breaking the cycle of violence: ACT police operation begins today

ACT Policing are running their third operation this year to keep victims of family violence safe, and make high-risk offenders accountable.

Ending gender-based violence is more important than ever

The Minister for Women and for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence welcomes 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

Canberra lights up to eliminate gender-based violence

The Zonta Club of Canberra Breakfast has launced its campaign to draw attention to family and domestic violence.

Free yoga classes raise funds for domestic violence

Starting from next weekend, your sunny Sunday mornings could be spent in the tranquil gardens of the Gorman Arts Centre in Braddon doing yoga for free - for a good cause. The 9am...

No ‘significant increase’ in family violence reports in ACT during sporting events

In the ACT, ACT Policing says it does not receive any significant increase in the reporting of family violence on grand final weekends.

ACT Policing operation targets family violence

ACT Policing carried out its second multi-agency Family Violence intervention operation last week (25-26 September), conducting compliance checks on known family violence offenders.

Legal services in high demand as domestic violence calls double

The Women’s Legal Centre ACT has issued double the advices on domestic and family violence matters during COVID-19, compared to this time last year. In addition, the Centre has seen a significant increase...

Call for further support of ACT women, children and families

The ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS) is calling on the next ACT Government to invest in the Territory’s women, children and families in a 2020 ACT Election issue brief.
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