Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) is the peak body for specialist domestic and family violence services in New South Wales. We work to eliminate domestic and family violence (DFV) through leadership of the specialist DFV sector and the NSW policy environment, promoting best practice responses and primary prevention.

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DVNSW Presents at Housing Inquiry

Livia Stanton, Policy and Advocacy Officer DVNSW welcomed the opportunity to present at the inquiry into Options to improve access to existing and alternate accommodation to address the social housing shortage following a thorough submission process. Our Policy and Advocacy Officer, Livia Stanton, spoke at the inquiry. Safe and sustainable housing pathways for women, children…

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Daniel’s Story

Daniel Domestic and family violence (DFV) is the leading cause of children’s homelessness in Australia, and has long-term impacts on physical and mental health. Children and young people who have experienced or been exposed to DFV are often overlooked as individuals and victims in their own right. Daniel is a victim-survivor of family violence and…

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Domestic Violence NSW (DVNSW) Launches New Advocacy Priorities during 16 Days of Activism

Delia Donovan, CEO Today we acknowledge International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence – an annual campaign to call for elimination of all forms of gender-based violence and to promote gender equity.   Today, we remember the 38 women who have died this year in Australia at the hands of violence. 38 women with families, careers, and…

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