Using technology to improve safety and accountability for parents

The 2018 STOP Domestic Violence Conference will be held next week at the QT, Gold Coast over 3 and 4 December with optional workshops on 5 December.  Joining us at the conference is Ms Wendy Oxenham, CEO at Divvito who will present on ‘Using technology to improve safety and accountability…

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‘Ask for Angela’ safety campaign launched to combat sexual violence in Sydney

People who feel threatened or unsafe during a date or social situation can now ask Sydney bartenders for ‘Angela’, in a new initiative to combat violence and sexual assault. The NSW Government today launched the internationally recognised ‘Ask for Angela’ safety campaign to prevent violence and anti-social behaviour in Sydney’s…

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Domestic Violence Rent Support Program Expanded

A $25 million rent support program to help people escape domestic and family violence will be available to those on “moderate” incomes for the first time, the NSW government has announced. The Rent Choice Start Safely program provides a private rental subsidy for an initial three months and up to…

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Sydney’s Castle Towers Shopping Centre Opens Safe Room for Domestic Violence Victims

A safe room for victims of domestic abuse has been set up in a Sydney shopping centre to enable women at risk to discreetly access help and advice. The safe area has been established by the Lisa Harnum Foundation at Castle Towers shopping centre, in Castle Hill in the city’s north…

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Social media safety tips

Safety tips for women using social media Via eSafetyWomen, an initiative of the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner forms part of the Australian Government’s Women’s Safety Package to Stop the Violence. Check the privacy settings for each of your accounts, and make sure they are all set to private. Our quick…

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