21 September 2023 Today was the official opening of a new refuge trial site for people seeking protection andsafety from family and domestic violence. The low-key, invitation-only event at an undisclosed location was officially opened by Ministerfor Prevention of Family Violence, The Hon. Ros Spence. Safe Steps CEO, Dr Chelsea Tobin said, “Sanctuary is aContinue reading A sanctuary for people escaping family violence
Safe Steps is delighted that the Walk Against Family Violence will take place again this year. It is an important and unifying event for the family violence sector and all Victorians who support the vital work of preventing family violence. While Safe Steps has led the organisation of the Walk in previous years we haveContinue reading 2023 Walk Against Family Violence – Looking forward to seeing you at the WAFV!
On Wednesday 3 May 2023 landmarks around Victoria will be illuminated in purple, and a Candlelight Vigil held to mark National Domestic Violence Remembrance Day. Last year, more than 60 buildings in Melbourne, Geelong and regional Victoria lit up to draw attention to this national tragedy. These include the Arts Centre, Bolte Bridge, Melbourne TownContinue reading Victoria lights up in purple as people gather to remember the lives taken by perpetrators of domestic and family violence
Landmarks around Victoria will be lit up in purple on Wednesday 4 May as part of the Candlelight Vigil held to remember the lives of those who have been killed by domestic and family violence. A range of landmarks including Flinders Street Station, Bolte Bridge, the Sound Tunnel, the Town Hall, the Coles Fountain atContinue reading Victoria turns purple for Candlelight Vigil 2022
Registration for the 2021 Walk Against Family Violence (WAFV2021) is now open. The walk will take place across Victoria on Thursday 25 November. Join people across Victoria to raise awareness and walk in solidarity with victim-survivors of family violence and violence against women, at the 13th Annual Walk Against Family Violence. Although we can’t walk together around Melbourne’s CBDContinue reading Registration now open – 2021 Walk Against Family Violence (WAFV2021) – 25 November