17/10/2018 - DFV consultation: People who have been involved in domestic or family violence in the last 2 years, whether as victim or defendant, are invited to have their say by completing this
short survey by 28 October 2018. You do not need to provide your name and responses will be strictly confidential. More information on how the Department of Justice plans to use the results to improve the justice experience can be found
12/10/2018 - National Apology for Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse - On October 22 state and territory governments, and some survivor support organisations, will be hosting local Apology viewing events around Australia for survivors not located in Canberra on the day. This will enable survivors and their supporters to share in the Apology in their local communities. For survivors in NSW, a live screening of this Apology will be conducted at the NSW viewing ceremony at the Opera House, Sydney, following an address by NSW Premier, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP. Follow this
link for more information about the event. Support services that operate 24/7 are available and include
Lifeline (13 11 14) and
1800RESPECT (1800 737 732).
24/09/2018 - The 2017/18 Victims Services Data profiles are now
24/09/2018 - Redress Support Services Funding Round - The Australian Government is inviting applications to apply to deliver services under the Families and Communities Program – Families and Children Activity – Redress Scheme – Redress Support Services across Australia from 1 March 2019 to 30 June 2021.