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20 July 2017
Support and Safety Hubs: Statewide Concept (July 2017)
Read: Support and Safety Hubs: Statewide Concept (July 2017) Keeping perpetrators in view The Hubs will be one of the main entry points to services for perpetrators of family violence, including receiving...

20 July 2017
How violence on field opens the door to violence off field
Chris Judd, AFL legend and man of good character, wrote a comment piece for The Age in the wake of a number of incidents of physical violence on the football field that were well outside the realm of a...

22 June 2017
Is saying you’re a nice guy getting in the way of being a nice guy?
Working as a telephone counsellor at the Men’s Referral Service, I hear many different perspectives on family violence. Within the service sector there is a wealth of knowledge around the drivers, impacts...

25 May 2017
Working with men who have experienced family violence
Working as a telephone counsellor, a portion of the work I do is responding to referrals for men who have experienced forms of family violence from a family member or partner. Quite often, I’m asked...

1 May 2017
National Working with Men to Tackle Family Violence Conference Report
The NTVMRS Conference Takeaways Report highlights the key themes raised at the National Working with Men to Tackle Family Violence Conference, 14-15 February 2017.

26 April 2017
Taking Responsibility: the barriers we put up that get in the way of the relationships we want
Working as a family violence telephone operator I speak with hundreds of men from many different relationship and life contexts. When I speak to men that have chosen to behave in a way that causes problems...

5 March 2017
5 lessons learned from speaking with men who use family violence
For the past few years I’ve worked as a family violence telephone operator, speaking with hundreds of men from all walks of life who have used many different forms of abusive, controlling behaviours...

2 March 2017
National Working With Men to Tackle Family Violence Conference Wrap
Over 250 delegates from the family violence sector met at the National Working with Men to Tackle Family Violence Conference to share practical solutions to ending men’s violence against women and...

10 February 2017
Specialist family violence support is essential
Through the Men’s Referral Service we speak to a lot of men in a wide variety of family and relationship contexts with a range of challenges and issues that arise. Quite often we speak to men who are...

25 November 2016
Join us to do more than just talk about men’s violence
After years of our sector working together to prevent violence, this year we’ve seen how the public understanding has started to accept just how prevalent violence against women and children is in our...