Why Join DVNSW?

Being a part of the DVNSW member community allows organisations and individuals to join us in raising awareness about gender inequality and being part of a strong collective voice where women, children, families and communities live free from violence.

As part of your membership you will receive the following:

  • Up to date sector news, information and events
  • Advocacy, and professional networking opportunities
  • Access to a Peak Body who can advocate to Government or other relevant institutions or professionals on your behalf
  • Opportunities to participate in Communities of Practice, forums and other sector related events 
  • Discounted tickets to the DVNSW Biannual Conference
  • Access to free Christmas hampers for women and children at Christmas and donated goods throughout the year

“We highly value our relationship with DVNSW. They support us in a number of critical ways, including best practice guidelines and research, advocacy and important networking opportunities. DVNSW provides us with timely, professional, connected and client-focused assistance. We think of DVNSW as our partner in delivering quality services to vulnerable women and children on our area” 

“Our DVNSW membership means we receive up to date information relevant to the sector including Ministerial announcements and latest advocacy projects. It is a fantastic platform for the sector to come together in sharing concerns, raising issues and celebrating steps forward providing a strong, unified voice in ending violence against women and children” 

TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP

DVNSW has two criteria’s for membership – full and associate.

To qualify as a full member: 

  • You need to be a not for profit/non-government organisations, programs, or individual
  • Endorse Our Watch’s Change the Story framework  
  • Demonstrate that you work with the DVNSW Good Practice Guidelines

To qualify as an associate member: 

  • You need to be an individual, part of a program, government, business or other type of organisation working outside of the specialist delivery of domestic and family violence services
  • Align with the visions and values of DVNSW but are not necessarily working with Our Watch’s Change the Story Framework 
  • Demonstrate that you work with the DVNSW Good Practice Guidelines

Applying and Renewing Membership

Super simple and quick to fill in, you can apply or renew your membership below.

We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (WDVCAS) Members

WDVCAS will become members of DVNSW from 1st August 2021. To ensure we have all your contact details and information, please complete the form below