Be an Active Bystander – A guide to helping when you see family violence and abuse

Know how to act when you witness a situation of abuse or unacceptable behaviour, whether the person experiencing violence is your friend, a neighbour or a total stranger. What does being an active bystander mean? In the context of family violence, being an active bystander means taking action when you see or hear violence, abuseContinue reading Be an Active Bystander – A guide to helping when you see family violence and abuse

The time to implement family law reform is now – A message from safe steps CEO Annette Gillespie

It is commendable that the Federal Government is conducting a comprehensive review of the family law system due to release its findings in 2019, writes safe steps CEO Annette Gillespie. But the recently released recommendations of a previous family violence and family law parliamentary inquiry should not be put on hold until then. Last month,Continue reading The time to implement family law reform is now – A message from safe steps CEO Annette Gillespie