Safe Steps joins with other sector partners in imploring Women’s Safety Ministers to finalise the next National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children when they meet on 22 July. In our submission and feedback to the National Plan, we outlined key issues for inclusion in the plan. These included: The criticality of accessContinue reading Statement – Women’s Safety Ministers
We are pleased to announce that the Board of Safe Steps has appointed Dr Chelsea Tobin as our new CEO. Chelsea has a background in psychology, commerce, strategy, and research with a demonstrated commitment to social justice and gender equality. She brings extensive knowledge and experience in leading large organisations in the community and corporateContinue reading SAFE STEPS WELCOMES DR. CHELSEA TOBIN AS NEW CEO
Thank you to everyone for all their efforts in making the Safe Steps Candlelight Vigil 2022 a beautiful space for families and the community to come together to mourn, share, connect and hopefully go some way toward healing some of their deep hurt. The speakers were incredible and their ongoing dedication to advocacy on behalfContinue reading Candlelight Vigil 2022 – Wrap Up
Landmarks around Victoria will be lit up in purple on Wednesday 4 May as part of the Candlelight Vigil held to remember the lives of those who have been killed by domestic and family violence. A range of landmarks including Flinders Street Station, Bolte Bridge, the Sound Tunnel, the Town Hall, the Coles Fountain atContinue reading Victoria turns purple for Candlelight Vigil 2022
Victoria’s peak body for specialist family violence services, Safe and Equal, and Victoria’s state-wide family violence service, Safe Steps, welcome the Victorian Government’s announcement today of a new Social and Affordable Housing Contribution Fund. This fund, expected to raise over $800 million and provide 1,700 new social and affordable homes annually over the next tenContinue reading Welcome step in ensuring Victoria’s future social housing supply.
Watch the Vigil online Landmarks around Victoria were lit up in purple on Wednesday 5 May as an online vigil was held to remember the lives of women and children who have been killed by family violence. More than 1000 people joined the online Candlelight Vigil organised by Safe Steps, Victoria’s 24/7 Family Violence ResponseContinue reading Victoria turns purple for Candlelight Vigil