CEO of Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre, Dr Chelsea Tobin today spoke to colleagues from the family and domestic violence sector, at the No To Violence Conference. Dr Tobin told the packed room about the experience of her organisation, who last year took over 68,000 calls from women fleeing family and domestic violence, andContinue reading Those critical first 24 hours of 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